• Kenosha harbor, west of Main Street bridge

    At the extreme left is a pile of tan bark for the N. R. Allen Sons Company tannery, which may have been brought by the sailing vessels in the photograph. The trees in the distance on the left are on W…

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  • Kenosha harbor, looking north from Main Street bridge

    This picture was taken from the Main Street bridge looking north. A steamboat unloading fuel at the John O'Donnell coal yard can be seen. A three-masted sailboat is pictured unloading lumber. Washingt…

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  • Harbor from north pier

    Thiers, Louis Milton, 1858-1950

    This view is looking west from the inner end of the north pier, Main Street (6th Avenue) bridge.

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  • Harbor west of the bridge

    Thiers, Louis Milton, 1858-1950

    This is the view from a point west of the Main Street (6th Avenue) bridge looking east. The bridge was built in 1879. The Kenosha flouring mill, owned by R. Simmons, is the large white building in the…

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  • Kenosha harbor

    Looking north from the south approach of Main Street (Sixth Avenue) bridge. N. R. Tannery office building (left), Hotel Schlitz (center), Peter Fisher, Jr., coal yard. Center or swing part of this bri…

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  • Kenosha harbor in the 1850s

    This engraving depicting the Kenosha harbor appeared on a letter that was written by C. C. Sholes, the brother of C. Latham Sholes, the inventor of the typewriter, in 1856. C. C. Sholes was the first…

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  • Kenosha harbor

    Thiers, Louis Milton, 1858-1950

    At the left is the first United States Life Saving Station built in 1879. Just left of the center is the brick lighthouse and lightkeeper's residence built in 1866. Right of center is north pier. On t…

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  • German Lutheran Church and Washington Island

    This picture was taken from the top of one of the tall chimneys of the Allen Tannery sometime in the late 1880s. The German Lutheran Church may be seen in the lower left hand corner of the picture. A…

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