The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Beach at Petoskey


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Stereographs
Description:
Stereoview of the beach at Petoskey, MI. At the wharf in the middle distance lie small two-masted and one-masted boats alongside several wooden waterfront buildings. In the foreground are a series of lumber walkways. Along the beach are a series of wooden cribs filled with stone.
Notes:
The image suggests the possibility that the construction in the foreground was in preparation for the arrival of the Grand Rapids and Indiana Railroad, completed to Petoskey on November 25, 1873.
Inscriptions:
Handwritten on reverse:
"Beach at Petoskey"
Date of Original:
circa 1873
Dimensions:
Width: 17.6 cm
Height: 8.6 cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
791
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.3969432578848 Longitude: -84.917106628418
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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Beach at Petoskey


Stereoview of the beach at Petoskey, MI. At the wharf in the middle distance lie small two-masted and one-masted boats alongside several wooden waterfront buildings. In the foreground are a series of lumber walkways. Along the beach are a series of wooden cribs filled with stone.