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Part of the old winery <a href=http://tinyurl.com/ywr8fl target=_blank>Winehaven</a>
05-FEB-2007 Andrys

Part of the old winery Winehaven

Largest winery in the world, until closed in 1919 during Prohibition period.
Built by the Calif. Wine Assn after their original bldgs in SF were destroyed by the 1906 quake.
47 acres.  3,000 vats by 1911, 4 miles of passages between the redwood tanks
and storage capacity of 12 million gallons

They had a 100 year-round employees (1000 at peak), who lived in special housing there -a 'company town'...


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