After the St. Louis, Brownsville and Mexico Railway was built along the right-of-way of 3rd Street in 1905, the south edge of town became a distribution and light manufacturing center and lower-income neighborhood. The Anchor Lumber Yard's office and showroom, a small, one-story, stucco-faced building, is the architectural landmark of this district. Its line of decorative corbels and a vaguely Spanish-style scrolled pediment, framed by pinnacles, give this otherwise workaday building its note of distinction.
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Anchor Lumber Yard Building
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