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The budget also would establish a series of new fees for agricultural interests, for marketing, inspection, health inspection, and a new packers and stockyards fee.
The plant’s location in the Armourdale district was selected for its proximity to the stockyards, which produced animal fat for use in making soap.
The Armourdale location at 19th Street and Kansas Avenue was selected for its proximity to the stockyards, which produced animal fats used in soap making.
The City of Big Shoulders, of stockyards and steel, increasingly caters to people who work on their laptops instead of with their hands.
This little neighborhood has been a 17th-century rural seat, an 18th-century shipbuilding site, a 19th-century industrial center with stockyards, breweries and tenements, and a 20th-century gathering place for writers, musicians and artists.
Photo of the city's stockyards in the 1950s courtesy Cleveland Memory Project, Cleveland State University Michael Schwartz Library.
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.
Seattle Humane began life as the Seattle Humane Society in 1897 and initially focused on the treatment of animals in stockyards and slaughter houses.
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Definition of stockyard for English Language Learners
: an enclosed area where farms animals (such as cattle) are kept so they can be slaughtered, sold, or shipped
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