• YMCA hikers

    Thiers, Louis Milton, 1858-1950

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  • E. C. and F. W. Becker Carriage Shop

    Newell, R. S

    The Becker Carriage Shop was opened by Fred Becker in 1884 at 505 Market Square. He did repair work and custom orders.

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  • Pirsch Fire Chief buggy

    Pirsch Company

    One of several Fire Chief’s buggies built by Peter Pirsch in 1905, for the Chicago Fire Department. (Duplicate of 464.) Starting in 1857, Nicholas Pirsch began producing fire engines and ladders. By 1…

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  • Peter Fisher, Jr. Company - teams and office -February

    Thiers, Louis Milton, 1858-1950

    Located at 356 Park Avenue, this business dealt with coal, wood, lime, cement, brick, and building materials.

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  • YMCA hikers

    Thiers, Louis Milton, 1858-1950

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  • Gottlieb Wieber ice wagon

    One of the pioneering business establishments in Kenosha was the ice house of Gottlieb Wieber. Mr. Wieber operated the first ice wagon in the city, and his beautiful horses were the envy of all. The d…

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  • Horse-drawn Fire Department

    This photograph was taken about 1907 on the vacant lot at the west end of Market Square. When this picture was taken, Henry Isermann was chief of the department. On this property in 1908, Kenosha's fi…

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  • E. Bain team and carriage

    Thiers, Louis Milton, 1858-1950

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  • YMCA hikers

    Thiers, Louis Milton, 1858-1950

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  • Peter Fisher, Jr. Company - teams and office -February

    Located at 356 Park Avenue, this business dealt with coal, wood, lime, cement, brick, and building materials.

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  • E. Bain, team and carriage, front of house

    Thiers, Louis Milton, 1858-1950

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  • E. Bain, team and carriage, front of house

    Thiers, Louis Milton, 1858-1950

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  • Team and carriage of Z. G. Simmons

    The date of this picture may be about 1875 to 1880. This carriage is believed to have belonged to Z. G. Simmons; the driver is unknown. The road seems to be rather muddy for such a fine carriage and t…

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  • Pirsch Fire Chief buggy

    Pirsch Company

    One of several Fire Chief’s buggies built by Peter Pirsch in 1905, for the Chicago Fire Department. Starting in 1857, Nicholas Pirsch began producing fire engines and ladders. By 1970, the Pirsch Comp…

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  • Allen Tannery exterior

    N. R. Allen Sons Company

    The N. R. Allen’s Sons Company plant in winter, looking northwest across Pike Creek from downtown Kenosha. A horse-drawn carriage and pedestrians are crossing the old Main Street (now Sixth Avenue) br…

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  • C. E. Remer and wife in carriage

    Thiers, Louis Milton, 1858-1950

    This picture was taken by L. M. Thiers in front of the Remer home on Congress Street (10th Avenue) near Pomery Street (61st Street) in 1907. Old house number 463 Congress Street, later 6114 10th Avenu…

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  • Fire Department team, Barney, Jim, Lee

    This team of three white horses and the double, eighty gallon tank chemical fire extinguisher to which they are hitched, was one of the first pieces of apparatus that began the transition of the volun…

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  • Edward Bain's team and carriage

    Thiers, Louis Milton, 1858-1950

    This picture was taken in front of the Bain home at the corner of Park Avenue (Seventh Avenue) and Deming Street (61st Street), by L. M. Thiers in 1898. Edward Bain was the founder of the Bain Wagon C…

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  • Simmons factory fire

    Simmons Company

    Horse-drawn hose carts and a crowd of employees standing along the Kenosha lakefront, at the April 1892 fire that burned down the Simmons Manufacturing Company factory. Founded in 1870 by Zalmon G. Si…

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  • Redeker and English delivery van

    Thiers, Louis Milton, 1858-1950

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