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Louis Towner in the Clock Tower

Louis Towner in the Clock Tower

Grand Rapids News - 1911

The photo and description from the Grand Rapids News, May 26, 1911. Louis C. Towner, Grand Rapids smoke inspector, sits in the City Hall clock tower making notes on charts. A large plume of black smoke can be seen in the window. He wears a suit, a bowler hat, and high boots which rest on the window sill.


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TitleLouis Towner in the Clock Tower
CreatorGrand Rapids News

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Location In PhotoGrand Rapids
CollectionGrand Rapids Public Library

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