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Dubuque in Dubuque County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

“Fourth Street Elevator”

 
 
Fourth Street Elevator Marker image. Click for full size.
By Robert L Weber, circa May 11
1. Fourth Street Elevator Marker
Inscription. Built in 1882 by J.K. Graves for his own convenience; and rebuilt after a fire in 1884. It was then opened as public transport.

Originally operated by steam, then by electricity in 1893, the elevator was incorporated as the Fenelon Place Elevator Co. with neighbors as stock holders.

First board of directors; June 21, 1893; L.C. Bissell, Pres.; W.A. Leathers V Pres.;, J.H. Kleine, Sec'y; Chas. Sass, Treas. Other stockholders: Jacob Rich, Frank H. Weime,Geo. B. Burch, D.J. Scott, J.F. Ris, J. Hooper, W.G. Norman, J.R. McFarland and C.F. Markle.
br> In 1912, C.B. Trewin acquired control. To date, (1967) his family owns and operates it for the use and enjoyment of the public.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 42° 29.778′ N, 90° 40.168′ W. Marker is in Dubuque, Iowa, in Dubuque County. Marker can be reached from Fenelon Place near Raymond Place. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 512 Fenelon Place, Dubuque IA 52001, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Methodist Chapel (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dubuque Shot Tower (approx. 0.8 miles away);
From inside, looking down. image. Click for full size.
By Robert L Weber, May 21, 2011
2. From inside, looking down.
Shot Tower (approx. 0.9 miles away); East Dubuque Veterans' Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away in Illinois); Eleazor and Diadamia Frentress (approx. 1.4 miles away in Illinois); Historic Dubuque (approx. 2.2 miles away); Julien Dubuque (approx. 2.2 miles away); Louis Arriandeaux Log House (approx. 2.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Dubuque.
 
Also see . . .  Fenelon Place Elevator Company. (Submitted on June 18, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
 
Categories. Notable Places
 
Elevator building with marker to the right. image. Click for full size.
By Robert L Weber, May 21, 2011
3. Elevator building with marker to the right.
Lower entry located on West 4th Street image. Click for full size.
By Robert L Weber, May 21, 2011
4. Lower entry located on West 4th Street
1 Goes Up, 1 Comes Down image. Click for full size.
By Robert L Weber, circa May 21, 2011
5. 1 Goes Up, 1 Comes Down
Looking up image. Click for full size.
By Robert L Weber, May 21, 2011
6. Looking up
Looking down. image. Click for full size.
By Robert L Weber, May 21, 2011
7. Looking down.
Simple instructions. image. Click for full size.
By Robert L Weber, May 21, 2011
8. Simple instructions.
View from the top looking over downtown Dubuque. image. Click for full size.
By Robert L Weber, May 21, 2011
9. View from the top looking over downtown Dubuque.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bob (peach) Weber of Prescott Valley, Arizona. This page has been viewed 623 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on , by Bob (peach) Weber of Prescott Valley, Arizona. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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