Oldfield Dam and Saw Mill


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
Oldfield Dam and Saw Mill on the Thunder Bay River, Alpena, Michigan, built 1863-1864, about 3/4 of a mile up from the mouth of the river, near Tenth Street. Later known as the Richardson Dam. The Ninth Street Dam was built just downstream from this dam.
Notes:
Trelfa number 4-1990.
Original image damaged - looks to be a peeling negative.
Inscriptions:
"Go to I. Cohen & Bro for W. L. Douglas $2.00 $3.00 and $4.00 Shoes" "Hopper & Hall Watches Clocks & S(?) at 346 Dock St"
Date of Original:
1900
Date Of Event:
1900
Dimensions:
Width: 5717 px
Height: 4365 px
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 5717px
Image Height: 4365px
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Oldfield, John
Corporate Name(s):
Oldfield Lumber Company ; Richardson Lumber Company
Collection:
Fred Trelfa Collection
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ninth Street Dam:
    Michigan, United States
    fltLatitude: 45.0723491963524
    Latitude: 45.0723491963524 Longitude: -83.4370415344238
Donor:
Besser Museum For Northeast Michigan
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
Recommended Citation:
Fred Trelfa Collection, Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188

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Oldfield Dam and Saw Mill


Oldfield Dam and Saw Mill on the Thunder Bay River, Alpena, Michigan, built 1863-1864, about 3/4 of a mile up from the mouth of the river, near Tenth Street. Later known as the Richardson Dam. The Ninth Street Dam was built just downstream from this dam.