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Grand Rapids in 1856

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Grand Rapids Gas Works

Grand Rapids Gas Works

1900 ca

The building with a tall smokestack, shown on the island near the left edge of the photo, is the Grand Rapids Gas Plant, often referred to as the Gas Works. The gas storage tanks are easily seen in the lower right foreground. Just above the storage tanks is a residential area, and plumes of smoke from factory smokestacks are visible. The postcard is labeled "South Grand Rapids, Mich., Gas Works."


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TitleGrand Rapids Gas Works
Date1900 ca

Title from document. The Gas Works was located at Wealthy and Oakland.

Location In PhotoGrand Rapids MI
CollectionThomas R. Dilley

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