Michigan Alkali Quarry


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Negatives
Description:
The Michigan Alkali Company opened a quarry in Alpena, and the first shipment of limestone left in 1903. There was much waste in their production. J. B. Ford, Vice-President of the company, found a solution - make cement from the "waste." The Huron Portland Cement Company was formed, and cement production began in 1908.
Date of Original:
c 1904
Dimensions:
Width: 3886 px
Height: 2305 px
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 3886px
Image Height: 2305px
Subject(s):
Collection:
Knechtel Collection
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Michigan Alkali Quarry:
    Michigan, United States
    fltLatitude: 45.0735008655011
    Latitude: 45.0735008655011 Longitude: -83.4051339759827
Donor:
Dennis Knechtel
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
Recommended Citation:
Knechtel 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

Michigan Alkali Quarry
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Michigan Alkali Quarry


The Michigan Alkali Company opened a quarry in Alpena, and the first shipment of limestone left in 1903. There was much waste in their production. J. B. Ford, Vice-President of the company, found a solution - make cement from the "waste." The Huron Portland Cement Company was formed, and cement production began in 1908.