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Jim LaCross Interview

Jim LaCross started playing sax and clarinet in local Alpena bands in the 1950's- including theThe Jim LaCross Trio, The Monarchs and The Kombo...

  Jim LaCross Interview
Bonnie Bartz Interview

Bonnie Bartz is the lead vocalist of Alpena's Wild Rose, a group that offers a mix of blues, classic R & B, and Rock. She is also a founding member...

  Bonnie Bartz Interview
Jim Weeks Interview

Jim Weeks, guitarist and radiologist, makes music with fellow doctor, Dave Larkin, in a band called House Call. They've performed locally at the...

  Jim Weeks Interview
Ox-Bow Banking Grounds

Ox-Bow banking grounds. The "ox-bow" was named for a twisting stretch of the Thunder Bay River that resembled a yoke used to harness oxen. The...

  Ox-Bow Banking Grounds
Ox-Bow Banking Grounds

Ox-Bow banking grounds. The "ox-bow" was named for a twisting stretch of the Thunder Bay River that resembled a yoke used to harness oxen. The...

  Ox-Bow Banking Grounds
Epsteyn Clothing Store, Downtown Alpena

Epsteyn Clothing Store was located in the 200 block of North Second Avnue (Minton Block). In the 1883 Polk Directory, the store is listed as...

  Epsteyn Clothing Store, Downtown Alpena
Centennial Building, Downtown Alpena

The 1876 Centennial Building at the corner of First Avenue, Washington Avenue, and Chisholm Street.

  Centennial Building, Downtown Alpena
Eales Brothers & Company Shingle & Tie Mill

"Eales Bros. & Co., Oldfield & Walnut Streets, 1895"

  Eales Brothers & Company Shingle & Tie Mill
Eales Brothers & Company Shingle & Tie Mill

"Eales Bros., & Co., Shingle Mill Crew, 1895. New Mill, 1895"

  Eales Brothers & Company Shingle & Tie Mill
Eales Brothers & Company Shingle & Tie Mill

Ties were railroad ties."Eales Bros. & Co., Shingle & Tie Mill, Oldfield & Walnut Street, 1894"

  Eales Brothers & Company Shingle & Tie Mill
Boom Hands on the Thunder Bay River

Boom hands assisted in placing strong logs locked together to form a corral (or sorting gap) used to sort logs for different saw mills."Boom Hands...

  Boom Hands on the Thunder Bay River
Timber Bolt Sawyers

These sawyers cut bolts of cedar (shown), which were then split into shingles."Timber Bolt Sawyers"

  Timber Bolt Sawyers
Folkerts, McPhee & Company Shingle and Lumber Mill

D.W. Campbell owned part of Mill of Folkerts & Masters. Mill built in 1896 by F.N. Barlow & D. Campbell. F.N. Barlow & Co.; First (?) - A. Campbell...

  Folkerts, McPhee & Company Shingle and Lumber Mill
Flock of Geese Feeding Behind Alpena Community College

Flock of geese feeding in the grass behind VanLare Hall of Alpena Community College along the Thunder Bay River.Alpena General Hospital is to the...

  Flock of Geese Feeding Behind Alpena Community College
Peoples State Bank

"New Peoples State Bank, Corner Chisholm and Third, November 29, 1964"

  Peoples State Bank
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