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Today I'm back again with a photo from Barreiro.
Located on the southern bank of the Tagus estuary, Barreiro is said to have been founded by fishermen from the Algarve, who established themselves here in the 15th century.
The town only acquired some significance in the middle of the 19th century, thanks to the construction of the first railway line south of the River Tagus, linking it to Setúbal; the beginning of the 20th century brought the first big factories to the county and Barreiro became an important industrial centre.
This wind is characteristic of the county's patrimony and it's dating from the 15th century.

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Additional Photos by Teresa Travassos (TeresaT) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1507 W: 70 N: 3013] (10806)
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