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A. HEEB BREWING COMPANY

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A. HEEB BREWING COMPANY. (Originally the DUBUQUE BREWERY)

The October 28, 1875 Dubuque Herald described the new ice house Anton HEEB had constructed. Measuring 53 x 63 feet, the building used 250,000 brick including enough to make the walls from 20-24 inches thick. The principal uses for the building were the storage of ice with "apartments" for hops and malt. A vault under the ice chamber was vented with flues to draw off the warm air. (1)

The 1886-87 Dubuque City Directory listed the corner of Couler and Eagle Point.

See: Anton HEEB

See: DUBUQUE BREWING AND MALTING COMPANY

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Source:

"Heeb's Ice House," Dubuque Herald, October 28, 1875, p. 4. Online: https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=uh8FjILnQOkC&dat=18751028&printsec=frontpage&hl=en