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Grand Rapids in 1856

Scene of early Grand Rapids viewed from the...

Flood Wall Near the Lighting Plant

Flood Wall Near the Lighting Plant


The building closest to the camera and to the right of the photo is the city crematorium where dead animals and garbage were burned. The large square smokestack belongs to the crematorium. The city lighting plant, constructed in 1899, is to the left.


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TitleFlood Wall Near the Lighting Plant

Title from photograph. A page from the 1900 City of Grand Rapids Annual Report, Board of Public Works. Eventually the city pound was built between the crematorium and the lighting plant.

Location In PhotoGrand Rapids, MI
CollectionCommunity Archives and Research Center (CARC)

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InstitutionCommunity Archives and Research Center (CARC)
Physical Storage LocationGrand Rapids, MI

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