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The Beer History Photo Gallery is an assortment of rare photographs related to America's historic beers and breweries.



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The Beer History Photo Gallery
  • Beer History Slide Shows
      
    Check our series of slide shows that celebrate the wonderful world of beer aand brewery history in America.

    ... The Great American Brewery (12 images)
    The architecture and machinery of a few great American breweries.

    ... Got Beer? (10 images)
    The wagons, barrels and beer drivers that got beer to the masses.

    ... Prohibition — The Noble Experiment (10 images)
    The Dark Days of Brewing -- thirteen years of National Prohibition.

    ... For the Love of Beer (10 images)
    Images that capture the many simple joys of beer.


  • Images from The Beer Poster Book
      
    In 1976, brewery historian Will Anderson published The Beer Poster Book. The
    publication featured 23 different turn-of-the-century brewery advertising lithographs.
    Below are a few of the lithographs contained in The Beer Poster Book, along with
    brief histories of the companies they advertised.
    ... Lithograph: Hudson County Consumers Brewing Co., W. Hoboken, NJ
    ... Lithograph: Federal Brewing Co., Brooklyn, NY.
    ... Lithograph: Stroh Brewery Co., Detroit, MI.
    ... Lithograph: George Ringler & Co., New York, NY.
    ... Lithograph: Rieger & Gretz, Philadelphia, PA.

  • Beer Truck Photos
      
    ... Beer Truck: Wooden Shoe Beer, Minster, Ohio.
    ... Beer Truck: Arrow Beer, Baltimore, Maryland.
    ... Beer Truck: Student Prince, Covington, Kentucky.
    ... Beer Truck: Ebling's Extra, New York City.
    ... Beer Truck: Budweiser Beer, St. Louis, Missouri.
    ... Beer Truck: Fidelio Beer, New York City.
    ... Beer Truck: Franklin Brewery, Brooklyn, New York.
    ... Beer Truck: Standard Erin Brew, Cleveland, Ohio.
    ... Beer Truck: Labatt's Beer, Canada.
    ... Beer Truck: Miller High Life Beer, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

  • Portraits of Great American Brewers
      
    ... Portrait: Valentin Blatz
    ... Portrait: Adolphus Busch
    ... Portrait: Adolph Coors
    ... Portrait: Frederick Miller
    ... Portrait: Frederick Pabst
    ... Portrait: Jacob Ruppert
    ... Portrait: Frederick Schaefer
    ... Portrait: Joseph Schlitz
    ... Portrait: Bernhard Stroh

  • Antique Brewery Post Cards (courtesy of Bill Carlisle)
      
    ... Post Card: Los Angeles Brewery, Los Angeles, CA
    ... Post Card: M.K. Goetz Brewing Co., Kansas City, MO
    ... Post Card: New South Brewery & Ice Co., Middlesboro, KY
    ... Post Card: DuBois Brewing Co., DuBois, PA
    ... Post Card: Isaac Leisy Brewery, Cleveland, OH
    ... Post Card: Blatz Brewing Co., Milwaukee, WI
    ... Post Card: Seattle Brewing & Malting Co., Seattle, WA
    ... Post Card: Henry Zeltner Brewing Co., New York, NY
    ... Post Card: Spearman Brewing Co., Pensacola, FL
    ... Post Card: Texas Brewery, Fort Worth, TX

  • Beer And National Prohibition
      
    ... Photo: John Barleycorn Tombstone
    ... Photo: Axing Beer Kegs
    ... Photo: The De-Alcoholizer
    ... Photo: We Want Beer
    ... Photo: Simply Harmless Brew
    ... Photo: Anheuser-Busch Ginger Ale
    ... Photo: Repeal The 18th Amendment
    ... Photo: Beer Returns

  • A collection of St. Louis brewery photos, 1890s.
    Courtesy of Bill Carlisle.
      
    ... Photo: Anheuser-Busch Brewery, Exterior View, St. Louis, MO
    ... Photo: Anheuser-Busch Brewery, Exterior View, St. Louis, MO
    ... Photo: Anheuser-Busch Brewery, Inside Brewhouse, St. Louis, MO
    ... Photo: Anheuser-Busch Brewery, Adolphus Busch Home & Stable, St. Louis, MO
    ... Photo: Columbia Brewing Co., St. Louis, MO
    ... Photo: Chas. G. Stifel Brewing Co., St. Louis, MO
    ... Photo: Bremen Brewing Co., St. Louis, MO
    ... Photo: Phoenix Brewing Co., St. Louis, MO
    ... Photo: Brinckwirth-Nolker Brewing Co., St. Louis, MO
    ... Photo: Wainwright Brewing Co., St. Louis, MO
    ... Photo: Hyde Park Brewery, St. Louis, MO
    ... Photo: Home Brewing Co., St. Louis, MO
    ... Photo: Grone Brewery and Green Tree Brewery, St. Louis, MO
    ... Photo: Cherokee Brewery and Klausman Brewery, St. Louis, MO
    ... Photo: Miscellaneous St. Louis Breweries (Architect's Montage)

  • A collection of architect's drawings of breweries from 1904.
    Courtesy of Rob Musson.
      
    ... Drawing: Bluefield Brewing Co., Bluefield, WV.
    ... Drawing: Dubuque Brewing & Malting Co., Dubuque, IA.
    ... Drawing: El Paso Brewing Association, El Paso, TX.
    ... Drawing: Forest City Brewing Co., Cleveland, OH.
    ... Drawing: Saltzmann Bros. Brewery, Oil City, PA.
    ... Drawing: Park Brewery, Winona, MN.
    ... Drawing: Fred Sehring Brewing Co., Joliet, IL.

  • A series of photos of the Falstaff Brewing Corp., Plant #3, Omaha, Nebraska.
    Courtesy of Don Solo.
      
    ... Photo: Falstaff/Omaha, Exterior View 1.
    ... Photo: Falstaff/Omaha, Exterior View 2.
    ... Photo: Falstaff/Omaha, Constructing New Bottling Plant.
    ... Photo: Falstaff/Omaha, Aerial View of Brewery.
    ... Photo: Falstaff/Omaha, Constructing New Stockhouse.
    ... Photo: Falstaff/Omaha, Inside Brewery Office.
    ... Photo: Falstaff/Omaha, The Lauter Tank.
    ... Photo: Falstaff/Omaha, The Brew Kettle.
    ... Photo: Falstaff/Omaha, Inside a Beer Vat.
    ... Photo: Falstaff/Omaha, The Oak Fermenters.
    ... Photo: Falstaff/Omaha, Inside the Cellars.
    ... Photo: Falstaff/Omaha, Inside the Bottling Plant.
    ... Photo: Falstaff/Omaha, Inside the Packaging Plant.

  • Pics from the G. Heileman Brewing Co., La Crosse, Wisconsin.
    Courtesy of Thomas O. Johnson.
      
    ... Photo: Coopers at the Heileman Brewery.
    ... Photo: Outside the Heileman Brewery offices.
    ... Photo: Workers at the Heileman Brewery.
    ... Billboard: Old Style Lager Beer.
    ... Billboard: Old Style Lager Beer.
    ... Billboard: Old Style Lager Beer.

  • Breweries of Montana & Idaho. Courtesy of Steve Armstrong.
      
    ... Photo: Kessler Brewery, Helena Montana
    ... Photo: Kessler Brewery, Helena Montana
    ... Photo: Kessler Brewery, Helena Montana
    ... Photo: Capital Brewing & Malting Co., Helena, Montana
    ... Photo: Capital Brewing & Malting Co., Helena, Montana
    ... Photo: Kessler Brewery Wagon
    ... Photo: Kessler Brewery Wagon
    ... Photo: Kessler Brewery Workers
    ... Photo: Kessler Brewery Workers
    ... Photo: Nick Kessler's Beer Wagon
    ... Photo: Union Brewery, Helena, Montana
    ... Photo: Weisgerber Brewery, Lewiston, Idaho
    ... Photo: Weisgerber Brewery, Lewiston, Idaho
    ... Photo: Weisgerber Brewery, Lewiston, Idaho
    ... Photo: Montana Brewing Co., Great Falls, Montana
    ... Photo: Billings Brewing Co., Billings, Montana
    ... Photo: Red Lodge Brewing Co., Red Lodge, Montana
    ... Photo: Sunset Brewing Co., Wallace, Idaho
    ... Photo: Billings Brewing Co., Billings, Montana
    ... Photo: Sunset Brewing Co., Wallace, Idaho
    ... Photo: Sunset Brewing Co., Wallace, Idaho
    ... Photo: DeLuxe Brewing Co., Wallace, Idaho
    ... Photo: Missoula Brewing Co., Missoula, Montana
    ... Photo: Billings Brewing Co., Billings, Montana
    ... Photo: Kalispell Malting & Brewing Co., Kalisepll, Montana
    ... Photo: Anaconda Brewing Co., Anaconda, Montana
    ... Photo: Butte Brewing Co., Butte, Montana

  • Breweries of Spokane, Washington. Courtesy of Nick Johnson.
      
    ... Photo: Galland-Burke Brewing & Malting Co., Spokane, WA.
    ... Photo: New York Brewery, Spokane, WA.
    ... Photo: B. Schade Brewing Co., Spokane, WA.
    ... Photo: Golden Age Breweries, Inc., Spokane, WA.
    ... Photo: Bohemian Breweries, Inc., Spokane, WA.

  • Photos of the DuBois Brewing Company, DuBois, PA.
    Courtesy of Mark's DuBois Beer Page.
      
    ... DuBois Brewery: Exterior View 1
    ... DuBois Brewery: Exterior View 2
    ... DuBois Brewery: Interior View 1
    ... DuBois Brewery: Interior View 2
    ... DuBois Brewery: Portrait of Workers

  • Western Pennsylvania Breweries. Courtesy of Rob Musson.
      
    ... Photo: Indian Brewing Co., Indiana, Pennsylvania
    ... Photo: Bradford Brewing Co., Bradford, Pennsylvania
    ... Photo: Pilsener Brewing Co., Hazleton, Pennsylvania
    ... Photo: Brownsville Brewing Co., Brownsville, Pennsylvania
    ... Photo: Christian Brecht Brewery, Franklin, Pennsylvania

  • Ohio Breweries
      
    ... Photo: New Philadelphia Brewing Co., New Philadelphia, Ohio.
    ... Photo: L. Schlather Brewing Co., Cleveland, Ohio.
    ... Photo: Jacob Halm Brewery, Bryan, Ohio.
    ... Photo: Jacob Kuebeler Brewing & Malting Co., Sandusky, Ohio.
    ... Photo: Anton Kopp Brewery, Millport, Ohio.
    ... Photo: Schuster Brewing Co., Massillon, Ohio.

  • Miscellaneous Photos
      
    ... Trade Card: Fred Krug Brewing Co., Omaha, Nebraska
    ... Photo: Appleton Brewing & Ice Co., Old Appleton, Missouri
    ... Photo: Kanawha Brewing Co., Charleston, West Virginia.
    ... Photo: A. Gettelman Brewing Co., Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
    ... Photo: Oconto Brewing Co., Oconto, Wisconsin.
    ... Photo: Dixie Brewing Co., New Orleans, Louisiana.
    ... Photo: D.G. Yuengling & Son, Pottsville, Pennsylvania.
    ... Photo: F. & M. Schaefer Brewing Co., Brooklyn, NY.
    ... Litho: Adolph Coors Brewery, Golden, Colorado.


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