The Old 76 Distillery, in Finchtown
Description of the Old 76
Fender's Towing, in front of the Fender Building, 130 W. 8th
Those houses in the background now at 125-127 West 8th or so
from a Facebook post by Gregg Hemmer, and data from James Rodney Poynter
E. Crawley made book binding machinery at 328 Keturah
Newport Mineral Water Co,
right, front and back. Building is at 16-18 E. Sixth Street
More about Newport Mineral Water is here.
|Ray Yung's Grocery,
8th and Isabella
9 East Fourth Street
|John Steinhauser Bakery,
285 Tibbets (10th) c. 1895
Delivery Trucks from Newport's Trauth Dairy.
|There's a history of Trauth on Wikipedia, here.|
|Music Hall at 11th and York|
|The Pieper Dry Cleaning Company
39 Eighteenth Street, Newport
|Beetz's Bakery, 1922
Known for Beetz's English Pound Cake
Tenth & Boone, Newport
|Joe Gatliff Auto Sales, 1959
6th and Dayton Ave.
George Dorne Chewing Gum Factory, & Ad
A Little More on the Dorne Operation is here.
E. J. Blumberg and Son
New and Used [!] Plumbing Supplies
At 12th near Licking Pike
Original Newport Power Station
Still standing, off the southern end of Lowell Street
More than you ever wanted to know about powering the NKY trolley system is here.
Bill Yung's Body Shop, 5th and Isabella
Call HEmlock 1-8428.
The Midwestern Bar
601 Central Avenue
from a Facebook post by Newport's Sin City Years
The Campbell Towers Implosion, June, 1999
7th & Central
from a Facebook post by Bev Achzehner Harber
|Ben Pelzer's Cafe
6th & York
from a Facebook post by Bill Fay
10th and Isabella
5th & Columbia, Newport
Founded by Joe Feth around 1872;
purchased by Joe Dempsey c. 1925.
10th and York
|April 2, 1981, a fire works factory
explodes in the alley between
Monmouth and York, near 10th
photo by Jack Klumpe
|Dickey's Newport Glass Service
33 W. Sixth Street
|Robert J. Enos Agency
11 E. Fifth Street, Newport
|Read the legal case here.
Thanks to Jacob Hunt for the reference.
National Band and Tag, 721 York Street,
made a business out of selling sun glasses for chickens. No, really.
from a Facebook posting from Jon Wolfe
The Green Line passes 11th & Brighton
Ed Gibbs, photo
|E.L. Anderson Distillery||York Distilling Company||Old 76 Distillery|
11th and Lowell
|“Fire destroyed the Dana Coal Elevator at Newport, Ky., entailing a loss of $50,000. The building almost adjoined the remains of the “Old '76” distillery that burned last week.” from Fuel Magazine, 1906.||“The new stock-pens at Finchtown, near Newport, are completed, and about 2,000 head of stock will be wintered in them” Courier-Journal, December 6, 1880|
|In 1890 Newport, you could hire a mesmerist.||Description Livezey's saw mills.|
You can read about the 1854 explosion of a Newport saw mill.
|Newport had an award winning silk manufacturing plant, here.|