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Baker Chocolate Power House
Baker Chocolate Big Chimney
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 The Power House for the Baker complex, sited along the Neponset behind the Baker Mill is attributed to Winslow and Bigelow and was built in 1906 in a style that combines some Romanesque detailing with Neo-Classical proportion and scale. The main section of the Power House is four-stories tall with floors arranged in the classical format of one-story basement, two-story mid-section, and one-story attic. The two middle floors are joined by large round-headed windows which are repeated on a smaller scale in the two-story rear section. Attached to this rear section is a 200 foot brick smokestack.

Source: National Register Nomination form for Dorchester/Milton Lower Mills Industrial District.

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Created: May 17, 2005   Modified: May 17, 2005