Milwaukee Grain Elevator | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

Photograph

Milwaukee Grain Elevator

Milwaukee Grain Elevator | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
The Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway Company grain elevator at the Milwaukee harbor, with a sailing ship anchored nearby.
DESCRIPTION
The Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway Company grain elevator at the Milwaukee harbor, with a sailing ship anchored nearby.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:24988
Creation Date:circa 1870
Creator Name:Sherman, W. H.
City:Milwaukee
County:Milwaukee
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Place File*
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:PF Milwaukee.389
Original Dimensions:3 x 3.25 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
According to the Maritime History of the Great Lakes web site, the ship in the photo has been tentatively identified as the bark TANNER, built in Milwaukee in 1863 and wrecked in a storm in 1875.
SUBJECTS
Chimneys
Cities and towns
Outdoor photography
Grain elevators
Harbors
Sailing ships
Michigan, Lake
Shorelines
Accidents

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