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    • Saginaw - Workers posing in front of Saginaw Sugar Company factory

    • Black and white copy print from 1901 of a group of workers posing in front of the Saginaw Sugar Company factory being constructed in Saginaw, Michigan. Organized in 1899, the factory opened on South Jefferson Avenue and Rust Street in 1900. The...
    • Saginaw (Mich.); Saginaw County (Mich.); Saginaw Sugar Company; factories; sugar industry; manufacturing; men;
    • Saginaw - Saginaw Sugar Company factory

    • Black and white copy print from 1901 of the Saginaw Sugar Company factory being constructed in Saginaw, Michigan. Organized in 1899, the factory opened on South Jefferson Avenue and Rust Street in 1900. The factory was only in production until 1904.
    • Saginaw (Mich.); Saginaw County (Mich.); Saginaw Sugar Company; factories; sugar industry; manufacturing
    • Grand Ledge - Aerial view of Grand Ledge Clay Product Co. factory

    • Black and white aerial view from 1959 of the Grand Ledge Clay Product Co. factory in Grand Ledge, Michigan. The company formed in 1906 and mostly manufactured conduits for underground telephone wires until a 1937 fire destroyed the factory,...
    • Grand Ledge (Mich.); Eaton County (Mich.); Grand Ledge Clay Product Co. (Grand Ledge, Mich.); aerial views; factories; manufacturing; quarrying
    • Grindstone City - Stacks of grindstones

    • Black and white postcard from approximately 1907 showing stacks of Grindstones in Grindstone City, Michigan. The city was founded around the grindstone quarries, with its primary industry focused on this finest of abrasive stones. After World War...
    • Grindstone City (Mich.); Huron County (Mich.); grindstones; manufacturing; postcards;
    • Grindstone City - "Grindstones Drying"

    • Black and white postcard from approximately 1907 showing grindstones drying in Grindstone City, Michigan. The city was founded around the grindstone quarries, with its primary industry focused on this finest of abrasive stones. After World War I,...
    • Grindstone City (Mich.); Huron County (Mich.); grindstones; manufacturing; postcards;
    • Detroit - "Ford Motor Company Fordson Plant [and] Lincoln Motor Co."

    • Color postcard from circa 1926-1929 showing the Ford Motor Company Fordson Plant in the upper frame and the Lincoln Motor Company in the lower frame, in Detroit, Michigan. This postcard is from the souvenir fold-out pack "Detroit's Largest...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Ford Motor Company; Lincoln Motor Company (Detroit, Mich.); automotive industry; aerial views; manufacturing; factories; postcards
    • Detroit - "Packard Motor Car Co."

    • Color postcard from circa 1926-1929 showing the Packard Motor Car Company plant in Detroit, Michigan. This postcard is from the souvenir fold-out pack "Detroit's Largest Industries and Hotels."
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Packard Motor Car Company; automotive industry; aerial views; manufacturing; factories; postcards
    • Detroit - "Detroit Michigan Stove Co., Largest Stove Plant in the World"

    • Color postcard from circa 1926-1929 showing the Detroit-Michigan Stove Company (named so after a 1926 merger of the Detroit Stove Works and the Michigan Stove Company) in Detroit, Michigan. This postcard is from the souvenir fold-out pack...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Detroit-Michigan Stove Company; manufacturing; stoves industry; factories; stoves; aerial views; postcards
    • Detroit - "Cadillac Motor Car Co."

    • Color postcard from circa 1926-1929 depicting the Cadillac Motor Car Company factory in Detroit, Michigan. This postcard is from the souvenir fold-out pack "Detroit's Largest Industries and Hotels."
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Cadillac Motor Car Company; automotive industry; manufacturing; aerial views; factories; postcards
    • Grand Ledge - Aerial view of Grand Ledge Clay Product Co. factory

    • Black and white aerial view from 1959 of the Grand Ledge Clay Product Co. factory in Grand Ledge, Michigan. The company formed in 1906 and mostly manufactured conduits for underground telephone wires until a 1937 fire destroyed the factory,...
    • Grand Ledge (Mich.); Eaton County (Mich.); Grand Ledge Clay Product Co. (Grand Ledge, Mich.); aerial views; factories; manufacturing
    • Detroit - "Parke-Davis and Co."

    • Color postcard from circa 1926-1929 of the Parke-Davis & Co. campus in Detroit, Michigan. Until it was acquired by Warner-Lambert in 1970, Parke-Davis was America's oldest and largest pharmaceutical drug producer. The building in the foreground is...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Parke, Davis & Company; pharmaceutical industry; manufacturing; factories; aerial views; postcards
    • Detroit - "Graham-Paige Motors Corporation"

    • Color postcard from circa 1927-1929 showing the Graham-Paige Motors Corporation factory in Detroit, Michigan. This postcard is from the souvenir fold-out pack "Detroit's Largest Industries and Hotels."
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Graham-Paige Motors Corporation; automotive industry; factories; manufacturing; aerial views; postcards
    • Alpena - Aerial view of Alpena, Mich.

    • Black and white photograph depicting an aerial view of Alpena, Michigan, with the channel connecting Lake Besser to Thunder Bay in the background. This image is a gift of the Besser Company, which was founded in 1904 in Alpena, pioneering the...
    • Alpena (Mich.); Alpena County (Mich.); aerial views; Besser Company (Mich.); manufacturing; Thunder Bay (Mich.); cityscapes;
    • Battle Creek - "The Battle Creek Food Company"

    • Souvenir postcard from the "Souvenir of Battle Creek Michigan" postcard folder depicting the Battle Creek Food Company.
    • Battle Creek (Mich.); Calhoun County (Mich.); Battle Creek Food Company (Battle Creek, Mich.); aerial views; factories; manufacturing; buildings; postcards
    • Grindstone City - Preparing grindstones for shipment

    • Black and white postcard from approximately 1907 showing grindstones piled on a railroad car in Grindstone City, Michigan. The city was founded around the grindstone quarries, with its primary industry focused on this finest of abrasive stones....
    • Grindstone City (Mich.); Huron County (Mich.); grindstones; railroad cars; manufacturing; people; postcards
    • Grand Ledge - Aerial view of Grand Ledge Chair Company building

    • Black and white aerial photograph from 1959 showing the Grand Ledge Chair Company factory along the Grand River in Grand Ledge, Michigan. Founded in 1883, it passed through various ownerships until it folded in 1982. The factory in the image was...
    • Grand Ledge (Mich.); Eaton County (Mich.); Grand River; Grand Ledge Chair Company (Grand Ledge, Mich.); aerial views; Jefferson Street (Grand Ledge, Mich.); rivers; factories; mills; manufacturing;
    • Grand Ledge - Aerial view of Grand Ledge Chair Company building

    • Black and white aerial photograph from 1959 showing the Grand Ledge Chair Company factory along the Grand River in Grand Ledge, Michigan. Founded in 1883, it passed through various ownerships until it folded in 1982. The factory in the image was...
    • Grand Ledge (Mich.); Eaton County (Mich.); Grand River; Grand Ledge Chair Company (Grand Ledge, Mich.); aerial views; Jefferson Street (Grand Ledge, Mich.); rivers; factories; mills; manufacturing;
    • Grindstone City - "What they make at Grindstone City"

    • What they make at Grindstone City (Mich.); c. 1907. The city was founded around the grindstone quarries, with its primary industry focused on this finest of abrasive stones. After World War I, carborundum replaced grindstone, destroying the...
    • Grindstone City (Mich.); Huron County (Mich.); grindstones; manufacturing; postcards;
    • Grand Ledge - Grand Ledge Clay Product Co.

    • The company formed in 1906 and mostly manufactured conduits for underground telephone wires until a 1937 fire destroyed the factory, including molds for the conduits. When the factory was rebuilt, production shifted to agricultural drain tiles,...
    • Grand Ledge (Mich.); Eaton County (Mich.); Grand Ledge Clay Product Co. (Grand Ledge, Mich.); factories; manufacturing
    • Battle Creek - "Postum Cereal Plant"

    • Souvenir postcard from the "Souvenir of Battle Creek Michigan" postcard folder depicting the Postum Cereal plant.
    • Battle Creek (Mich.); Calhoun County (Mich.); Postum Cereal Plant (Battle Creek, Mich.); aerial views; factories; postcards; manufacturing

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