The Old 76 Distillery, in Finchtown
Description of the Old 76
More details on the Old 76 are at this site.
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.
|A. J. Livingston's Wholesale
and Retail Cigar Emporium,
“ Newport, Kentucky, USA”
Livingston's was on the southeast
corner of 5th and York, in 1910
|Ray Yung's Grocery,
8th and Isabella
9 East Fourth Street
|John Steinhauser Bakery,
285 Tibbets (10th) c. 1895
|“Louis Trauth Dairy began in May 1, 1920 when Louis Trauth, Sr. bought one home delivery route from Mr. Fred Schuerman's Alexandria Pike Dairy Farm, 15th and Alexandria Pike in Newport, Ky. Louis Trauth had worked for Mr. Schuerman for 17 years.” From a Facebook post by Jim Trauth|
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.
The time they busted a still on Dorne's third floor.
E. J. Blumberg and Son
New and Used [!] Plumbing Supplies
At 12th near Licking Pike
Original Newport Power Station
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
10th and Isabella
|Dempsey's Drugs, 5th & Columbia, Founded by Joe Feth around 1872; purchased by Joe Dempsey c. 1925.||Specht's Pharmacy, 10th and York||Specht's, 1891
From a Facebook post by Jim Specht
Block's, 4th & Columbia (before the Post Office)
From a Facebook post by Byron J. Block
Charles Braun, Grocer, Patterson at Thornton, 1910
From a Facebook post by Jan Mader-Roberts
Keller's Grain Elevator,
10th and Lowell
From a Facebook post by Ben Wolfe
10th and York
From a Facebook post by Jim Specht
7th & Central
from a Facebook post by Bev Achzehner Harber
|Ben Pelzer's Cafe
6th & York
from a Facebook post by Bill Fay
|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. Read it.
from a Facebook posting from Jon Wolfe
|The Green Line passes 11th & Brighton
Ed Gibbs, photo
|Old 76 Distillery|
|E.L. Anderson Distillery||York Distilling Company||Old 76 Distillery|
209 Front Street
The web site of the Gas Engine Magazine Newsletter knows more about Dean Manufacturing
Kentucky Post, January 27, 1929
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.|