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    • Grindstone City - "Grindstone City Quarry"

    • Black and white postcard from approximately 1907 showing workers posing at a grindstone quarry in Grindstone, Michigan. The city was founded around the grindstone quarries, with its primary industry focused on this finest of abrasive stones. After...
    • Grindstone City (Mich.); Huron County (Mich.); quarrying; manufacturing; grindstones; people; men; postcards
    • Marquette - F. B. Spear & Sons

    • Black and white photograph taken August 10, 1912 showing the F. B. Spear & Sons complex, including the Spear Merchant Dock in the background, in Marquette, Michigan. The company began in 1869 and dealt in providing wholesale and retail grain, coal...
    • Marquette (Mich.); Marquette County (Mich.); F. B. Spear & Sons; manufacturing; stores; docks; buildings;
    • 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;
    • Flint - "Stone's Woolen Mills, Flint, Michigan"

    • Black and white print of Stone's Woolen Mills in Flint, Michigan, circa 1870-1876. Stone's Woolen Mills was founded by Oren Stone (who went on to become mayor of Flint). In 1876, he took on partners, and the mill was known as Flint Woolen Mills...
    • Flint (Mich.); Genesee County (Mich.); Flint Woolen Mills (Flint, Mich.); mills; carriages and coaches; manufacturing; cityscapes
    • 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;
    • Grindstone City - "Heavy Rock Quarry, Grindstone City, Mich."

    • Black and white postcard from approximately 1915 showing a grindstone quarry at 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; quarrying; postcards; men; people;
    • 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
    • Flint - Van Slyke Road at 12th Street with Chevrolet plant in background

    • Black and white photograph from 1971 of the intersection of Van Slycke Road and 12th Street in Flint, Michigan. The General Motors Flint Assembly is in the background - a Chevrolet assembling facility.
    • Flint (Mich.); Genesee County (Mich.); Van Slyke Road (Flint, Mich.); 12th Street (Flint, Mich.); General Motors Corporation; automotive industry; factories; manufacturing; street scenes; automobiles;
    • 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
    • Flint - Aerial view of Chevrolet Plant at Flint River

    • Black and white aerial photograph from 1977 of the corner of the Flint Manufacturing Div./Delphi Flint West/Flint Tool & Die complex along the Flint River in Flint, Michigan.
    • Flint (Mich.); Genesee County (Mich.); Flint River (Mich.); General Motors Corporation; automotive industry; manufacturing; factories; aerial views; winter scenes;
    • Maple Rapids - Cheese factory

    • Black and white sketch from circa 1870-1880 of the cheese factory in Maple Rapids, Michigan.
    • Maple Rapids (Mich.); Clinton County (Mich.); factories; manufacturing; buildings; bicycles; people

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