Besser - Churchill Company Stave Mill


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
The Besser Stave Mill (aka The Besser - Churchill Co.) produced pieces of wood, which were assembled into barrels. It was located along the Thunder Bay River between Johnson St. and what was once Fort St.
Notes:
There were also hoop mills, which made wooden hoops to hold the barrels together.
Inscriptions:
"Besser Stave Mill, Built October 1897"
Date of Original:
1897
Dimensions:
Width: 5734 px
Height: 4502 px
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 5734px
Image Height: 4502px
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Besser, Herman
Corporate Name(s):
Besser - Churchill Company
Collection:
Fred Trelfa Collection
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Approximate location of Besser Stave Mill:
    Michigan, United States
    fltLatitude: 45.077667895475
    Latitude: 45.077667895475 Longitude: -83.4455602302551
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

Besser - Churchill Company Stave Mill
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Besser - Churchill Company Stave Mill


The Besser Stave Mill (aka The Besser - Churchill Co.) produced pieces of wood, which were assembled into barrels. It was located along the Thunder Bay River between Johnson St. and what was once Fort St.