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You may be interested to know that the building shown in the photo was erected in 1904, near Eaton Rapids, Michigan, for the purpose of processing the area's peat into a commercial fuel.
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The peat was then laid up in stacks — usually 30 inches high — with the blocks in the first row set 2 inches apart and the upper layers staggered over the gaps to allow air to pass through the material.