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  • Hardwood for Gilchrist Lumber Company
    Image       "Gilchrist Hardwood, 1899"
    Image     "Gilchrist Hardwood, 1899"
  • Hardwood for Gilchrist Lumber Mill
    Image       "Gilchrist Mill and Hardwood, 1899"
    Image     "Gilchrist Mill and Hardwood, 1899"
  • Huron Handle and Lumber Company
    Image       "Cheney & Stratton Handle Mill, started December 17, 1896"
    Image     "Cheney & Stratton Handle Mill, started December 17, 1896"
  • Alpena Excelsior Company Mill Fire
    Image       "Fire at Excelsior Company Mill at Oldfield Dam, April 3, 1898"
    Image     "Fire at Excelsior Company Mill at Oldfield Dam, April 3, 1898"
  • Downtown Alpena
    Image       "Second Street, North from Chisholm, 1890"
    Image     "Second Street, North from Chisholm, 1890"
  • Habitant Shop, Inc.
    Image       "Habitant Fence Company Plant, Woodward Avenue, July 1, 1962"
    Image     "Habitant Fence Company Plant, Woodward Avenue, July 1, 1962"
  • Besser Stave Mill (aka The Besser - Churchill Co.)
    Image       "Besser Mill Yard, 1897"
    Image     "Besser Mill Yard, 1897"
  • Habitant Shops, Inc.
    Image       "Habitant Shops Inc. 1941. Corner Johnson Street and Woodward Avenue"
    Image     "Habitant Shops Inc. 1941. Corner Johnson Street and Woodward Avenue"
  • Sammy Aikins, Churchill Lumber Company Barn-Boss
    Image       "Sammy Aikins, Churchill Lumber Company Barn-Boss"
    Image     "Sammy Aikins, Churchill Lumber Company Barn-Boss"
  • Funeral Procession
    Image       Believed to be a funeral procession in downtown Alpena along Second Avenue heading south toward Chisholm Street. Photographer is looking north. The Second Avenue Bridge can be seen at the far end.
    Image     Believed to be a funeral procession in downtown Alpena along Second Avenue heading south toward Chisholm Street. Photographer is looking north. The Second Avenue Bridge can be seen at the ...
  • Downtown Alpena
    Image       Second Avenue on the north side of the bridge. McRae Block (1882) is on the right where the Post Office is now located. The Cohen Store is on the left where Alpena Furniture stands today. St. Mary's Church and Immanuel Lutheran Church steeples can be seen in the background.
    Image     Second Avenue on the north side of the bridge. McRae Block (1882) is on the right where the Post Office is now located. The Cohen Store is on the left ...
  • Northern Extract Company
    Image       Northern Extract Company was built in 1891 near the Ninth Street Dam and close to the railroad. Tannic acid was extracted from hemlock bark, boiled down and shipped in barrels. It was used in the tanning of leather.
    Image     Northern Extract Company was built in 1891 near the Ninth Street Dam and close to the railroad. Tannic acid was extracted from hemlock bark, boiled down and shipped in barrels. ...
  • Owl Cafe
    Image       When the original Owl Cafe, on the corner of Chisholm Street and Second Avenue, burned in 1927, it was rebuilt less than a block down on the opposite side of Chisholm Street. This picture shows it before a gas blast in the cellar destroyed the building in 1959.
    Image     When the original Owl Cafe, on the corner of Chisholm Street and Second Avenue, burned in 1927, it was rebuilt less than a block down on the opposite side of ...
  • Alpena Portland Cement Company
    Image       Not to be confused with Huron Portland Cement, the Alpena Portland Cement Company began production in 1901. It was located on the bay just north of the city limits. After closing for seasonal repairs in 1909, the company never reopened.
    Image     Not to be confused with Huron Portland Cement, the Alpena Portland Cement Company began production in 1901. It was located on the bay just north of the city limits. After ...
  • Michigan Alkali Quarry
    Image       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 ...
    Image     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 ...
  • C. Moench Sons' Company
    Image       By 1890, the lumber industry was in decline. New industries cropped up based on wood as a resource. They used hardwoods and pulpwoods previously ignored. Moench Tannery was one of these new industries. C. Moench Sons' Tannery Company was first operated by John C. and Henry L. Moench of Cattaraugus, ...
    Image     By 1890, the lumber industry was in decline. New industries cropped up based on wood as a resource. They used hardwoods and pulpwoods previously ignored. Moench Tannery was one of ...
  • Widdis Bus
    Image       Widdis Transfer and Storage Company was owned and operated by Fred G. Widdis. His business card advertised "Passenger, baggage and freight transferred to and from all trains, boats and any part of the city"...Special attention given to theatrical and traveling men's baggage"..."Notice: look for the new jitney bus and baggage ...
    Image     Widdis Transfer and Storage Company was owned and operated by Fred G. Widdis. His business card advertised "Passenger, baggage and freight transferred to and from all trains, boats and any ...
  • St. Paul Lutheran Church School Students
    Image       St. Paul Lutheran Church School students taken next to the church which burned on March 29, 1923. Arthur Linke is shown in the back row, far right, c 1900.
    Image     St. Paul Lutheran Church School students taken next to the church which burned on March 29, 1923. Arthur Linke is shown in the back row, far right, c 1900.
  • Submarine U097 at Thunder Bay Milling Company Dock
    Image       This captured WWI German submarine was part of a traveling exhibit in 1919. It is docked in this image at the Thunder Bay Milling Company dock in the Thunder Bay River. A WWI tank was also on exhibit.
    Image     This captured WWI German submarine was part of a traveling exhibit in 1919. It is docked in this image at the Thunder Bay Milling Company dock in the Thunder Bay ...
  • Taber Tannery Crew
    Image       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.
    Image     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 ...
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