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Grand Rapids in 1856

Scene of early Grand Rapids viewed from the...

City Lighting Dept. Cart

City Lighting Dept. Cart

1899 (ca)

One employee stands at the right holding the horse hitched to a cart with large wheels and has "City Lighting Dept. No 3" painted on the side. Another man, wearing overalls, stands behind the horse. One side of the double door to the brick building is open, and a fan shaped window is over the door.


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TitleCity Lighting Dept. Cart
Date1899 (ca)

Title by cataloger. On the back of the postcard, written in pencil; "Picture of Grand Rapids City Lighting Plant c 1899." The front door can be located on the diagram of the city lighting plant from the 1899-1900 Grand Rapids Annual Report of City Departments. For a photograph of the plant and other interior photos see Related Items at the right.

Location In PhotoGrand Rapids, MI
Collection#003581, Traffic Safety, Street Lighting Division, 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)
Physical Storage LocationGrand Rapids, MI

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