CBJ: Shipping containers being used for various commercial purposes
The Daily Progress Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 10 p.m.
They sailed the seas, rode the rails and hit the roads, bringing shades, shoes and stereos. Now they’re serving beer, cooking burgers and growing broccoli.
Building with cargo containers, those steel boxes that carry goods on ships, trains and trucks, has become high tone, with everything from small homes to large hotels being designed with containers in mind.
Repurposed containers are creeping into Central Virginia, as well. In Crozet, Pro Re Nata Brewery has constructed a tasting complex with retired containers.
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