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Grand Rapids in 1856

Scene of early Grand Rapids viewed from the...

Gypsum Mine Shaft

Gypsum Mine Shaft


In front of the wooden shed that covers the entrance to the gypsum mine stand George Robertson, probably on the left, and Stanley Kowalski. The third man is not identified. A crude wagon stand in the foreground.


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TitleGypsum Mine Shaft

Title by cataloger. The particular mine is not identified, only that the location is W. Grand Rapids. Because of the type of entry it is possible that it leads to the mine beneath the Grand River.

Location In PhotoGrand Rapids, MI
CollectionColl. 54-13-4.5.2, History & Special Collections Dept.

Reproduction and copyright information regarding this image is available from Grand Rapids History & Special Collections, Archives, Grand Rapids Public Library, Grand Rapids, MI

InstitutionGrand Rapids Public Library
Physical Storage LocationGrand Rapids, MI

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