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Grand Rapids in 1856

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Smoke Inspector's Photo Record
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Smoke Inspector's Photo Record

Louis C. Towner - 1911

Smoke inspector Towner recorded information about his photographs of smoke violations on the covers of his glass negatives. The photo of the Grand Rapids Brewing Co. was taken from the clock tower (City Hall) on May 13, 1911 at 7:25 a.m.. He cites his exposure of 1/10 sec. at F16. Four minutes probably indicates the length of time the smoke continued from the stack.


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TitleSmoke Inspector's Photo Record
CreatorLouis C. Towner
FormatGlass negative folder

Title by cataloger. The Grand Rapids Brewing Co. was located at E. Bridge (Michigan St.) and N. Ionia Ave. There is a copy of the photo in the archive.

CollectionPhoto coll., Smoke Inspection Dept.,,Community Archives and Research Center (CARC)

Reproduction and copyright information regarding this image is available from Community Archives and Research Center (CARC), Grand Rapids, MI

InstitutionCommunity Archives and Research Center (CARC),

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