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
    Latitude: 45.077667895475 Longitude: -83.4455602302551
Donor
Besser Museum for Northeast Michigan
Copyright Statement
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
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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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.