• Logging and the Old Coast Guard Station

    Anderson, George W

    Logs being transported in front of the Old Coast Guard Station from where the East Twin River empties into Lake Michigan. In back on left there are drying racks for the nets of the fishermen. This was…

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  • A. A. Laun Lumber Company

    A. A. Laun Lumber Company located at 300 Sixth Street in 1969. The firm was founded by Alfred A. Laun in 1901.

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  • A. A. Laun Lumber Company

    The AA Laun Lumber Company office at 703 Fremont street, lumber and other building materials were available.

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  • West Twin River

    Wentorf, Hubert R

    Note logs unloaded from flatcars on banks of the West Twin River to be sawed up for lumber, and pail and tub staves at the saw mill

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  • Logs in river ready to be hauled into the plant.

    Wentorf, Hubert R

    From note on back of photo: " Logs ready to be rolled into the river and pulled up into the plant and the cooking vats. Note the piling in the river and the connecting booms to contain the floating lo…

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  • Old factory in Two Rivers, Wisconsin.

    Wentorf, Hubert R

    From handwritten note on back of photo: "Left man is William C. Boehringer, middle is Grandpa Karl Kasten, right is Peter Scherer. Old factory, Two Rivers, Wisconsin." Piles of lumber in front of fact…

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  • Pail factory 1889

    Wentorf, Hubert R

    From handwritten note on back of photo: " 1889 This is another broadside view of the pail factory before the addition of the present Metal Ware addition was built 1891. 40 feet of the same design was…

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  • View of the West Twin River

    Wentorf, Hubert R

    From handwritten note on back of photo: "A view of the West Twin River looking northwest from the present site at the Two Rivers Water and Light Plant. The new bridge is now complete for street car cr…

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  • Eggers Industries plant with load of logs

    Wentorf, Hubert R

    From handwritten note on back of photo: "1915-16 This picture taken from the Hamilton Manufacturing Company Water Tower shows the Eggers properties with the supply yard full of logs brought there by t…

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  • Pail factory in 1891-1892.

    Wentorf, Hubert R

    From handwritten note on back of photo: " 1891-1892 Pail factory, south view showing the complete buildings."

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  • Saw Mill at the Pail Factory

    Wentorf, Hubert R

    View of the Saw Mill at the Pail Factory owned by the Mann Brothers. View overlooks the West Twin River. A few pieces of lumber can be seen floating in the river.

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  • Mann Brothers saw mill and dry kilns.

    Wentorf, Hubert R

    1890 The Mann Brothers Sawmill and Dry Kilns. View taken from across the West Twin River. Logs are floating in the river.

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  • Pail Factory and Saw Mill

    Wentorf, Hubert R

    From note on back of photo: "Pail factory and Saw Mill located along east bank of West Twin River at 17th Street and southward. Part of building still occupied by Metal Ware Corporation." Lumber float…

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  • Mann Brothers Sawmill fire.

    Wentorf, Hubert R

    Photo is of the original sawmill fire at the Mann Brothers operation. The fire occurred on July 12, 1930. Taped to the back of the photograph is a newspaper article from the Herald Times Reporter date…

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  • View of Two Rivers looking due south toward Lake Michigan.

    Wentorf, Hubert R

    From handwritten note on back of photo: "1912-13 A look at the scenery with camera on the Mirro Aluminum Company roof pointing due south to Lake Michigan. The Mann Brothers old horse barn is being cle…

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  • First Dam Dimler Brewery on the right

    The first dam on the Sheboygan River in Kiel was constructed of lumber and stone boulders. Water rushes through the dam. In the background, many buildings are visible.

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  • Railroad building at Hamilton Manufacturing Company

    Wentorf, Hubert R

    From handwritten note on back of photo: "Railroad building for unloading cars Hamilton Manufacturing Company, 17th Street." View includes piles of lumber and several people walking along 17th Street.

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  • Kiel Woodenware Company

    A photo of the Woodenware Company, located at the current site of Kiel City Park. Woodenware created the thin strips of lumber used to make wooden bushel baskets, and wooden hoop boxes for cheese.

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  • Fremont Street looking east from the rail road tracks

    A sign near the railroad tracks reads “Look out for the cars”. There is also a lot of cut lumber on both sides of the dirt street. Several businesses line each side of the street.

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  • Kiel dam

    The Kiel dam across the Sheboygan River as it looked in 1932. Kiel founder Henry Belitz built the first dam in this location to provide water for the lumber mill he built soon after arriving in Kiel i…

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