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Coventry Town Highway Sand Storage Facility

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Southwest corner of Victory Hwy. and Flat River Rd.

Buildings which make a process as visible as this are always fascinating. Here a well- designed conveyor belt lifts highway sand into the conical, asphalt-shingled building shaped to the master pile, with a cavernous entrance for trucks.

Writing Credits

William H. Jordy et al.


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William H. Jordy et al., "Coventry Town Highway Sand Storage Facility", [Greene, Rhode Island], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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