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1900-1909
  
  • Lemon and Orange
        Clowns, Lemon and Orange, on a 1900 style bicycle.
      Clowns, Lemon and Orange, on a 1900 style bicycle.
  • Alpena Portland Cement Company
        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.
      Not to be confused with Huron Portland Cement, the Alpena Portland Cement ...
  • Young Boy Portrait
        Believed to be Arthur Linke at about 11 years of age, c 1900.
      Believed to be Arthur Linke at about 11 years of age, c ...
  • Michigan Alkali Quarry
        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 ...
      The Michigan Alkali Company opened a quarry in Alpena, and the first ...
  • Union Hotel Kitchen
        The 1900 Alpena City Directory listed 28 saloons in the City of Alpena. One was located in the Union Hotel at the junction of W. Washington and Second Avenues. Edward Fitzpatrick was the owner.
      The 1900 Alpena City Directory listed 28 saloons in the City of ...
  • St. Paul Lutheran Church School Students
        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.
      St. Paul Lutheran Church School students taken next to the church which ...
  • E.C. Spens Drug Store
        Edward C Spens, in his drugstore, dealt in a variety of items according to the Alpena City Directory. These included not only drugs, but paints, oils, and wallpaper.
      Edward C Spens, in his drugstore, dealt in a variety of items ...
  • Taber Tannery
        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.
      The Taber Tannery was built in 1895 on the north side of ...
  • Downtown Alpena
        Bird's Eye View of Alpena, Mich., looking East.
      Bird's Eye View of Alpena, Mich., looking East.
  • Crystal Ice Company Wagon
        Crystal Ice Company wagon in front of New York Saloon at an unknown location.
      Crystal Ice Company wagon in front of New York Saloon at an ...
  • Thunder Bay River
        The Thunder Bay River at Alpena showing schooners and lumber stacks stretched along the river banks.
      The Thunder Bay River at Alpena showing schooners and lumber stacks stretched ...
  • Thunder Bay River
        The Thunder Bay River at Alpena showing the lumber mills and stacks of lumber along the river banks.
      The Thunder Bay River at Alpena showing the lumber mills and stacks ...
  • FLORENCE M
        The small ferry FLORENCE M. at an unknown location - possibly Long Lake or Thunder Bay Island
      The small ferry FLORENCE M. at an unknown location - possibly Long ...
  • Alpena Industrial Works
        Alpena City Directory ad for Alpena Industrial Works near the turn of the century.
      Alpena City Directory ad for Alpena Industrial Works near the turn of ...
  • Dr. Otto Bertram in Office
        Dr. Otto Bertram was born in Detroit on December 3, 1870. He married Carrie Yates on October 3, 1899 in Alpena. He was a general practicing physician in Alpena. He died June 14, 1945.
      Dr. Otto Bertram was born in Detroit on December 3, 1870. He ...
  • Middle School Class Students
        Class photograph of middle school students [school unknown].
      Class photograph of middle school students [school unknown].
  • Ludwig R. Balken / Ludvig Rosenkrantz Balchen
        Ludwig R. Balken was born in Norway on June 11, 1865, immigrated to America in 1886, and married Margaret Eastonson in Evanston, Illinois on August 1, 1888. According to city directories, he was in Alpena as an owner of a laundry business under various names until about 1908. Ludwig resided ...
      Ludwig R. Balken was born in Norway on June 11, 1865, immigrated ...
  • Alpena Fire Department
        Alpena Fire Department wagon and horse teams within department building.
      Alpena Fire Department wagon and horse teams within department building.
  • Rogers Brothers Seed Company
        "The Rogers Brothers Seed Company of New York bought property on Fair Avenue near the Fair Grounds - between 10th and 11th Streets - and built a seed elevator. In 1902 the elevator was improved and a storehouse added. In 1903 additional property was purchased and on September 19, 1903 ...
      "The Rogers Brothers Seed Company of New York bought property on Fair ...
  • Alpena County Courthouse
        This Alpena County Courthouse was built on Chisholm Street (between Eighth and Ninth Streets) in 1888 and was destroyed by fire in 1932.
      This Alpena County Courthouse was built on Chisholm Street (between Eighth and ...
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