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R. M. Barker Tobacco Company

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All of the pictures below are circa 1948, and are of the R. M. Barker Tobacco Co in Carrollton. 
If you can identify any of the folks in the images, please drop us an email, by clicking here.

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Group of Men Sitting Around

 

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Office workers at the Re-dryer Workers with loose hands of tobacco

 

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Man outside the scale room Two views of the scale

    

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Taking tobacco off basket
to be replaced on a stick
Hands of tobacco on dollies Stick with tobacco hands
and worker
Putting tobacco in steam
room before conveyor belt

 

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Side of the steam room Man outside the steam room

 

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Taking tobacco out of the steam press

 

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Coopers working on hogsheads Filling the hogsheads

 

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Pressing hogsheads Stacking sealed hogsheads Dragging a dollie of tobacco Men showing tobacco hands

 

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Loading tobacco palettes on sleds Unloading tobacco with a winch Lifting tobacco palette with a forklift

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Read about M. I Barker, an earlier proprietor of the tobacco warehouse, here. (pdf -low quality, sorry, best available)

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