View of the Southeast Part of Water Power from the East Side.

2007.1.33 96 dpi watermarked.jpg

Title

View of the Southeast Part of Water Power from the East Side.

Description

This reproduction photograph looks from the east side of the Rock River across to Rockford's west side. The Water Power district allowed industry to flourish and grow. The photo's center shows the N. C. Thompson Agricultural Works, manufacturers of agricultural implements, listed in the 1877 city directory as being located at 642 S. Main St. This plant was later used by the Woodward Governor Company early in its formation.

Date

circa late 19th century

Rights

Midway Village Museum

Format

jpeg

Type

Still Image

Identifier

2007.1.33

Original Format

Photograph

Physical Dimensions

8" x 10"

Citation

“View of the Southeast Part of Water Power from the East Side.,” Midway Village Museum - Digital Collections, accessed October 23, 2021, https://midwayvillagemuseumdigitalcollections.omeka.net/items/show/2671.

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