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Historic Businesses of Wheeling


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HISTORIC BUSINESSES


The Wheeling Economy:

The Economy in 1886
➤ Board of Trade
Chamber of Commerce 


Manufacturing & Industry:

➤ Iron & Steel
➤ Glass, Pottery, & Brick
➤ Tobacco
➤ Textiles
➤ Beer & Wine
➤ Food & Beverage
➤ Oil, Gas, & Mining
➤ Lumber & Paper
➤ Woodworking 
➤ Other


Agriculture:

➤ Farming


Arts & Entertainment:

  ➤ Theaters (See Historic Theaters)
  ➤ Music Venues
  ➤ Photography Studio


Building Trades:

➤ Architects (See Architecture)
➤ Construction Companies
➤ Labor Unions


Financial Institutions:

➤ Banks & Credit Unions
➤ Financial Brokers
➤ Insurance Companies
➤ Real Estate Companies


Food & Beverage:

➤ Restaurants
➤ Taverns
➤ Meat Packers and Dairies


Lodging:

➤ Hotels
➤ Boarding Houses


Media:

➤ Newspapers & Printing
➤ Radio & Television


Private Utilities:

➤ Telephone & Telegraph
➤ Gas
➤ Electric 


Retail:

➤ Department & Dry Goods Stores 
➤ Grocers, Distributors, & Warehouses
➤ Hardware Stores & Manufacturers
➤ Tailors, Clothiers, & Jewelers 
➤ Musical Retailers
➤ Pharmacies 


Service Industries:

➤ Florists
Laundries


Shipping & Transporation:

➤ Boats (See Riverboats)
➤ Boat Builders
➤ Railroads (See Transportation
➤ Trucking
➤ Livery & Stables
➤ Trolleys (See Transportation

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