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Grand Rapids Sticky Fly Paper Co., Plate 1

Grand Rapids Sticky Fly Paper Co., Plate 1

Louis C. Towner - 1911

The GR Sticky Fly Paper Co., on the right in the distance with the name across the front. Dense smoke comes from the stack and adds to the smoke coming from other industries. Towner cited the the company for smoke violation on May 1, 1911. There are houses on Seward Ave. on either side of the factory. In the foreground is the Western Michigan Transfer and Storage Co., and two railroad cars sit on tracks that run along the building. The cars of a passenger train are on tracks behind the building.


Full Details

TitleGrand Rapids Sticky Fly Paper Co., Plate 1
CreatorLouis C. Towner
FormatPhotograph, 8 X 10 in.

Title by cataloger

Location In PhotoGrand Rapids
Collection#4075, Photo coll., Smoke Inspection Dept.,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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