Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Lost New Orleans 1906

We recently came across a cache of invoices dated 1906 that feature various wood engravings of New Orleans structures. Each business is identified by street address.

From top to bottom:

Woodward Wight & Co., Limited
St. Joseph & Magazine Streets

Woodward Wight & Co., Limited
Office and Salesrooms
406-420 Canal Street

Berwick Lumber Co. Ltd.
[Had Cypress Lumber and Shingle Mills at Berwick City, LA]
Dealers' Office and Manufacturing Warehouse
Corner Clio and Freret Streets

Bedell Structural Steel and Foundry Co.
Office & Works
Magnolia, Erato & Clara Streets

Images above:  Box 53. Albert Weiblen Marble & Granite Works Office Records, Southeastern Architectural Archive, Special Collections Division, Tulane University Libraries.

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