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1890-1899
  
  • Residential Area of Second Avenue
        Second Avenue, believed to be north of Dunbar Street looking south, showing the residential portion as a wide, tree-lined street.
      Second Avenue, believed to be north of Dunbar Street looking south, showing ...
  • Steam Tractor
        Steam tractor with thresher and crew. This machinery saved a tremendous amount of labor for early farmers. The crew usually traveled from farm to farm with this equipment, charging a fee to the farmer.
      Steam tractor with thresher and crew. This machinery saved a tremendous amount ...
  • C. Moench & Sons Company
        "Near the latter part of June, 1895, Moench & Sons commenced the work erecting their new tannery at Campbellville (11th Avenue near the Washington Park). The site was donated by the city of Alpena and cost $6,000. It occupied the ground where the Potter lumber mill stood. The buildings erected ...
      "Near the latter part of June, 1895, Moench & Sons commenced the ...
  • Cedar Yard
        Horse drawn wagon with crew in cedar yard in Alpena, Michigan.
      Horse drawn wagon with crew in cedar yard in Alpena, Michigan.
  • Central Hotel
        Central Hotel was located on Lockwood Street between Second and Third Avenues.
      Central Hotel was located on Lockwood Street between Second and Third Avenues.
  • Loggers, Horses, and Log Pile
        Logging operation with loggers, horses, and log piles.
      Logging operation with loggers, horses, and log piles.
  • Pest House
        Communicable diseases were a threat in early Alpena. This building, referred to as the "Pest House," was used to quarantine patients. The name is derived from "pestilence," which refers to an infectious disease. The house was located on the grounds of the present hospital.
      Communicable diseases were a threat in early Alpena. This building, referred to ...
  • Log Load on Sleigh
        In order to make it easier to pull this gigantic load of logs, a water sprinkler tank wet the roadway to create a surface of ice.
      In order to make it easier to pull this gigantic load of ...
  • Baldwin School
        The Baldwin School was built in 1884 and renovated several times. It was located on Baldwin Street between State and First Avenues.
      The Baldwin School was built in 1884 and renovated several times. It ...
  • Huron Beach Pavilion
        "During July, 1895. the Huron Beach recreation company was organized and the company purchased a tract of land on the eastern shore of Alpena Township, in section three. On February 26, 1896, Samuel Boggs took a contract to build a pavilion at Huron Beach. And on July 15, the Huron ...
      "During July, 1895. the Huron Beach recreation company was organized and the ...
  • Unidentified House or Hotel
        Unidentified hotel or house with livery stable behind.
      Unidentified hotel or house with livery stable behind.
  • Log Sleigh on Ice Road
        Log Sleigh on Ice Road
      Log Sleigh on Ice Road
  • Bunkhouse Interior
        Interior view of Churchill logging camp bunkhouse showing "breech loading" bunks and a box heat stove.
      Interior view of Churchill logging camp bunkhouse showing "breech loading" bunks and ...
  • Lumber Stacks Along Thunder Bay River
        Stacking lumber along the banks of the Thunder Bay River prior to being loaded on ships.
      Stacking lumber along the banks of the Thunder Bay River prior to ...
  • Downtown Alpena
        Second Avenue looking west toward Chisholm Street and the Holmes Block.
      Second Avenue looking west toward Chisholm Street and the Holmes Block.
  • First Baptist Church
        "On the 25th of December, 1892, the Baptists dedicated their new brick church at the southeast corner of Third and Lockwood Streets. This church cost the Baptist Society $23,000."
      "On the 25th of December, 1892, the Baptists dedicated their new brick ...
  • Second Alpena County Jail
        The second Alpena County Jail was built in 1887 of Alpena limestone at a cost of $10,000. It was located on Chisholm Street directly across from the Alpena County Courthouse.
      The second Alpena County Jail was built in 1887 of Alpena limestone ...
  • Sawmill Interior
        Sawmill interior.
      Sawmill interior.
  • Churchill House Ruins After Fire
        Originally the Fletcher House, this hotel was moved in 1887 about a block to be positioned between First and Waters Street (present location of City Hall) and turned facing away from the bay. It was officially reopened as the Churchill House on May 2, 1888. The Churchill House burned April ...
      Originally the Fletcher House, this hotel was moved in 1887 about a ...
  • Churchill Mill
        The Churchill Mill was situated at the mouth of the Thunder Bay River and was originally built in the Winter of 1871 by F. N. Barlow. In 1877, W.L. and H.D. Churchill purchased the property. The mill was rebuilt twice after that. The mill employed about 55 men. The Churchill ...
      The Churchill Mill was situated at the mouth of the Thunder Bay ...
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