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Grand Rapids in 1856

Scene of early Grand Rapids viewed from the...

Centennial Arches on West Bridge Street

Centennial Arches on West Bridge Street

L. V. Moulton - 1876

Two arches span West Bridge St. looking toward the east. At the left, next to the boardwalk, a horse hitched to a flag-bedecked wagon eats from a feedbag, trolley tracks can barely be discerned from those of wagons in the street but the trolley car can be seen in the distance as well as more horses and wagons. On the right is a sign for Dr. F. Kuhn near a second-floor window of a building where several men congregate, and just beyond is Cooper Bros. Candy Store at 25 West Bridge. Small trees grow along both sides of the road


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TitleCentennial Arches on West Bridge Street
CreatorL. V. Moulton

Title by Cataloger. Note the similarily to the image titled "Centennial Arch on West Bridge St."--an engraving probably based on the photograph. This view of West Bridge St. show the district rebuilt after the great fire of June 19, 1875.

Location In PhotoGrand Rapids, Michigan
Collection#66, Guy Johnston Photo Collection, History & Special Coll. Dept.

Reproduction and copyright information regarding this image is available from Grand Rapids History & Special Collections, Archives, Grand Rapids Public Library, Grand Rapids , MI

InstitutionGrand Rapids Public Library
Physical Storage LocationGrand Rapids, MI

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