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Sam Thompson Distillery
Date:
1930
Creator:
N/A
Collection #:
MSQ015-F02-I02
Process/Size:
Gelatin Silver Print/5" x 6.5"

Description:
The Sam Thompson Distillery and the Ward Supply Co. located in Brownsville, PA along the Monongahela River. The lock in the foreground is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Lock No. 5.

Notes:
Sam Thompson was born in Brownsville, PA. In 1844, he began producing rye whiskey and continued production until prohibition forced him north into Canada. The large building to the right is Sam Thompson Distillery Bonded Warehouse No. 4. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Lock No. 5 was constructed 1907-1910.

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