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Grand Rapids in 1856

Scene of early Grand Rapids viewed from the...

Eagle Brewery

Eagle Brewery


The letters within the semi-circle at the roofline read: Veit & Rathman, Eagle Brewery. Just below the sign an emploee stands in a large opening. A driver sits on a wagon drawn by a team of horses loaded with kegs, and other employees are visible behind the wagon. A pile of building debris is at the lower right of the photo.


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TitleEagle Brewery

Title by cataloger. From the collection of items found in the cornerstone when the Grand Rapids Brewing Co. was demolished. Baxter in his history of the city list the Eagle Brewery at 50 Stocking.

Location In PhotoGrand Rapids, MI
CollectionPhoto Accession # 138059 - The Grand Rapids Brewing Company Archival Collection

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InstitutionGrand Rapids Public Museum
Physical Storage LocationGrand Rapids, MI

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