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Pigtown's stockyards and slaughterhouses are long gone.
The magazine was offering substantial reward money for the apprehension of each suspect ($1,200 in total, according to Mahoney, which would be the equivalent of a year’s pay at the South St. Paul stockyards).
Midwestern cities thrived on the strength of immigrant labor; the stockyards in Kansas City grew into the second largest livestock exchange and meatpacking district in America.
Ramirez made the 20-minute trip over to Perry Speegle’s house, loaded his passengers and drove to the company’s stockyard to pick up sheetrock for the Winnemucca job.
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Seattle Humane began life as the Seattle Humane Society in 1897 and initially focused on the treatment of animals in stockyards and slaughter houses.
The Thursday sale the week before the Fourth of July brought a thousand cattle to the stockyards, Hinton said, at a time of year when a few hundred cattle at a sale is respectable.
During that period, the immigrants filled gaps in the nascent industrial economy, making up the majority of workers in Pennsylvania coal fields, Chicago stockyards and New York garment factories.
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