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Grand Rapids in 1856

Scene of early Grand Rapids viewed from the...

Jesiek Brothers' Boat Livery, View 1

Jesiek Brothers' Boat Livery, View 1

1905 ca

Jesiek Brothers boat livery on a sunny day shows customers and pleasure craft on the Grand River. Warehouses and factories of the era, including the owners' flat-top building closest to the river can be seen. A variety of small boats are tied up next to the wooden docks that access the main river channel.


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TitleJesiek Brothers' Boat Livery, View 1
Date1905 ca

Title by cataloger.
This picture, looking south from the Pere Marquette Railroad bridge located to the north of Wealthy St., was taken prior to the building of the Wealthy St. bridge in 1905.

Location In PhotoGrand Rapids, MI
CollectionLois Jesiek Kayes, scrapbook #1, Joint Archives of Holland, MI.

Reproduction and copyright information regarding this image is available from the Joint Archives of Holland, 9 E. Tenth, Holland, MI.

InstitutionJoint Archives of Holland
Physical Storage LocationHolland, MI.

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