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Sperry Corn Elevator Complex, Weber Avenue (North side), West of Edison Street, Stockton, San Joaquin County, CA

Sperry Corn Elevator Complex, Weber Avenue (North side), West of Edison Street, Stockton, San Joaquin County, CA

 
 
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Summary

Significance: The Sperry Corn Elevator Complex is a reminder of the great Sperry milling enterprises. Not constructed until 1920, the elevator played a distinct role in the Sperry operations and, more importantly, was the major impetus which turned the San Joaquin Valley into a major corn growing area.
Survey number: HAER CA-47
Building/structure dates: 1920 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1949 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1953 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1960 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1970 Subsequent Work

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Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Luke, Edward J
Sperry, Austin
Taylor Milling Company
Western Industrial Engineering Company
Ralston-Purina
Yearby, Jean P, transmitter
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Library of Congress
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