Carsten Packing Company Abattoir

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Carsten Packing Company Abattoir

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  • 6/10/1939 (Creation)

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Series of 21 technical drawings for the Carsten Packing Company created by the Henschien, Everds & Crombie Architects & Engineers firm on June 10, 1939. The company was based in Chicago, Illinois at 59 East Van Buren St. and they specialized in meat processing plants. The company also designed packing plans for the Frye & Co. plant in Seattle and Oscar Mayer in Iowa City. The Carsten Packing Company had been active since 1897. In 1954, the company was sold to an Eastern firm and renamed to the Hi-Grade Packing Co. In 1990, executives in Seattle closed the Tacoma processing plant and on October 24, 1996 the structure was destroyed by fire.

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"The Argus - October 13, 1978 - Page 6"
"The Times Argus (Barre, Vermont) - Sun, Nov 2, 1980 - Page 29"
“Seattle Daily Times (Published as THE SEATTLE DAILY TIMES) - September 30, 1943 - Page 33,” n.d., 1.
"The Tacoma Times - August 19, 1938 - Page 18"
"Tacoma News Tribune - January 16, 1954 - Page 1"
"Tacoma News Tribune - October 24, 1996 - Page B6"

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Andrew Weymouth, 6/14/2022

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