View of East Saginaw, Saginaw County, M.I., 1867 / drawn & published by A. Ruger.
This bird’s-eye view print of East Saginaw, Michigan was drawn and published by Albert Ruger, Chicago Lith. Co. in 1867. East Saginaw was settled in the 1850's along the Saginaw River.
East Saginaw, and Saginaw Township on the west side of the river, grew with the lumber industry. A number of saw mills were located along the river at this location. Fallen trees in the area were floated downstream to East Saginaw where the wood was processed for shipment by either steamer or railroad.
East Saginaw was an important transportation center for Michigan railroads in the 1860's. East Saginaw and Saginaw Township, along with Salinas to the south, were consolidated in 1889 as Saginaw.
The image includes labeled streets, buildings, waterways and railroad routes.
Features references to the following locations:
- Union School.
- Episcopal Church.
- Baptist Church.
- Methodist Church.
- Congregational Church.
- Catholic Church.
- Flint & Pere Marquette R. R. Depot.
- Gas Works.
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