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The End of An Era:<BR>Maryland's Tobacco Auction in Pictures

Waldorf Tobacco Warehouse

With the tobacco industry in decline and Maryland lawmakers discouraging tobacco farming in the state with a buyout program, this will be the last year many Southern Maryland farmers will be selling their crop at the annual tobacco auction. The three-week auction started March 13. Maryland Newsline staffer Amy Silva visited the Waldorf Warehouse the following day, capturing images and stories from people involved in the industry.


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