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    Malmö, Sweden

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    Was in the mid -1800s inside a vast expansion period. Crafts monopoly , the so-called medieval guilds had been abolished and industries were now up at a furious pace . The richer burghers started to deal with a variety of goods , not only in agricultural products. The sites included in the large, flanking farm handed it usually has to store all the goods . It was therefore forced to abandon two-storey architecture and build warehouses " in height ." There were these big warehouses that would become very feature of Malmo picture in the mid 1800s. In Malmö, there are now only five of these tall storehouses preserved . Two of these are available at St. Gertrude . Both are out to Norra Vallgatan . Exterior walls are constructed of brick magnificently but the interior is worn all the floors up of huge wooden structures. Everything is designed to withstand the heavy weight of warehoused goods , ranging from iron to spirits. Spirit was one of the city's major commodities. From Malmö was shipped at this time every year many båtslaster of this commodity characteristics the northern ports. Outside of the two reservoirs are at today Norra Vallgatan and there is also the wide canal . As late as in the 1900s could tall ships through the then pivoting channel bridges get through this to S:t Gertrude . The canal was also used specifically for winter lying boats
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