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Grand Rapids in 1856

Scene of early Grand Rapids viewed from the...

Jesiek Brothers' Boat Livery. View 2

Jesiek Brothers' Boat Livery. View 2

1905 ca

You can see a variety of small boats tied up next to the wooden docks at the Jesiek livery, ready to be taken out onto the main channel of the river.
Also shown are examples of equipment used at the livery. The wooden scaffolding at the right may be for the construction of the future Wealthy St. Bridge.


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TitleJesiek Brothers' Boat Livery. View 2
Date1905 ca

Title by cataloger.
This picture, looking south, was taken from the Pere Marquette Railroad bridge north of Wealthy St. 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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