Sunday, August 28, 2011

Perth Amboy 100 Years Ago - Part 4

Let's continue on our journey through Perth Amboy,
Circa 1901. 
We will look at all the different types of businesses
that were in Perth Amboy at that time. 
(Click images to enlarge)
Schantz & Eckert Machine Works 

Perth Amboy Gas Light Company
Incorporated in 1862 
Office in 1901 - 125 Smith Street. 
Office in1949 - 222 Smith St. 
American Publishing Company 
Book and Job Printers 
5 King St. 
In 1949 they were located at 294 Market St.
Residence of W.R. Platt 
Trying to bring businesses to Perth Amboy. 
First National Bank 
110 Smith St.
Patrick White & Sons 
Dutton Engineering Co. 
Citizen's Building and Loan Association
194 High Stret.
Reminds me of the movie "It's A Wonderful Life" 

The Maple Hill Dairy
Located on New Brunswick Road.
Proprietor - William Mullin
Wondering if this is the same man who owned 
Mullins Spring Water at 675 New Brunswick Ave. 
In the late 60's and early 70's, The Maple Hill Dairy was located 
where Woodbridge Center now stands.
Boyton Brothers is now located at 200 Jefferson St.
Wholesale and Retail Grocer
211 High St. 

Louis Briegs 
91 Smith St. 
Store was still there in 1949. 

Final Part - Coming Soon

1 comment:

  1. Schantz & Eckert was located where the Harbor Lights once stood adjacent to the Ferry Slip if I'm not mistaken.