Taber Tannery Crew
Description
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Negatives
Description
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.
Date of Original
c 1895
Dimensions
Width: 4347 px
Height: 2568 px
Image Dimensions
Image Width: 4347px
Image Height: 2568px
Subject(s)
Collection
Knechtel Collection
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Approximate location of tannery:
    Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.0693789951279 Longitude: -83.4355824127197
Donor
Dennis Knechtel
Copyright Statement
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to United States law. No restrictions on use.
Recommended Citation
Knechtel Collection, Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Email:specialcollections@alpenalibrary.org
Website:
Agency street/mail address:
211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188
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Taber Tannery Crew


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.