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Burton Cotton Gin and Museum (Burton Farmer's Gin)
The often-expanded complex of corrugated-clad forms is recognized for its largely intact ginning equipment illustrating the development of cotton ginning in the early twentieth century, from steam to diesel and, finally, to electrical power. Graduate students from the University of Texas School of Architecture documented the complex for the Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) in 1989. The gin has been rehabilitated and is open as a museum and serves as the community's center for barn dances and the annual Gin Festival.
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