Taber Tannery


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Negatives
Description:
The Taber Tannery was built in 1895 on the north side of Thunder Bay River, near the Ninth Street Dam and railroad, close to the hemlock extract works. It was named the Alpena Hide and Leather Tannery. Production began when a shipment of 1,400 hides arrived from Brazil.
Date of Original:
c1900
Dimensions:
Width: 5812 px
Height: 2799 px
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 5812px
Image Height: 2799px
Subject(s):
Collection:
Knechtel Collection
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Approximate location of tannery:
    Michigan, United States
    fltLatitude: 45.0701064056182
    Latitude: 45.0701064056182 Longitude: -83.4361832275391
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

Taber Tannery
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Taber Tannery


The Taber Tannery was built in 1895 on the north side of Thunder Bay River, near the Ninth Street Dam and railroad, close to the hemlock extract works. It was named the Alpena Hide and Leather Tannery. Production began when a shipment of 1,400 hides arrived from Brazil.