In the late 1800s and early 1900s many mining and railroad companies built company towns using groups of standard plan houses. This provided local, convenient, affordable housing for their employees. Many of these homes can still be seen in ex-company towns throughout the country.
A two family duplex design, style #6 has housing for two families or groups under one roof. Each half contains three bedrooms upstairs with a large kitchen, a living room and a washroom downstairs. Each half of the house has its own entrance and stairway.