Michigan Alkali Company and Quarry


Description
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Image
Item Type:
Slides
Description:
The Michigan Alkali Company, incorporated in 1894, was built in Wyandotte, Michigan to produce soda sh for the manufacture of glass. Salt and limestone were key ingredients. A site was selected at Alpena for the mining of limestone. Land was purchased and a quarry was opened. The first shipment of limestone to Wyandotte was on June 8, 1903.
Date of Original:
c 1903
Dimensions:
Width: 5306 px
Height: 3577 px
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 5306px
Image Height: 3577px
Subject(s):
Collection:
Ann Taber Collection
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Approximate location of Michigan Alkali Company:
    Michigan, United States
    fltLatitude: 45.0830164013138
    Latitude: 45.0830164013138 Longitude: -83.3984177246094
Donor:
Tim Taber
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
Recommended Citation:
Ann Taber 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 Company and Quarry
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Michigan Alkali Company and Quarry


The Michigan Alkali Company, incorporated in 1894, was built in Wyandotte, Michigan to produce soda sh for the manufacture of glass. Salt and limestone were key ingredients. A site was selected at Alpena for the mining of limestone. Land was purchased and a quarry was opened. The first shipment of limestone to Wyandotte was on June 8, 1903.