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Grand Rapids in 1856

Scene of early Grand Rapids viewed from the...

Blacksmith Shop at the Gypsum Mine Shaft

Blacksmith Shop at the Gypsum Mine Shaft


George Robertson, blacksmith, and Peter Pferdesteller stand beside the three timbers erected to support a bucket that can be raised and lowered by a pulley. What appears to be an anvil and other blacksmith equipment is at the right. A corner of the boiler house is at the right of the photo


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TitleBlacksmith Shop at the Gypsum Mine Shaft

Title by cataloger.

Location In PhotoGrand Rapids, MI
CollectionColl. 54-13-4.5.3, 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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