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Pringle Furniture: 1912
Detroit, Michigan, circa 1912. "Pringle Furniture Co. showroom with tables and ... Not Much Better This display is almost as uninviting as Pringle's wicker room. At no charge Dust, and if you're really lucky, ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/08/2012 - 4:11pm -

Pringle Furniture: 1912

Between the Grands: 1912
Detroit circa 1912. "Pringle Furniture Co., Gratiot Avenue." Establishing shot ... selection. Here you are never importuned to buy. Pringle Furniture Co. 431 Gratiot Avenue One and one-half blocks from ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/15/2012 - 4:53pm -

Between the Grands: 1912

Heavy Lifting: 1910
... at Cleveland." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size. That hopper car belongs ... in 1905, Pickands, Mather sold the vessel to Cleveland's Pringle Barge Line in 1922, which had it converted to a self-unloading barge ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/01/2014 - 10:05am -

Heavy Lifting: 1910

Something Wicker: 1912
Detroit, Michigan, circa 1912. "Pringle Furniture Co. -- chairs." 8x10 inch dry ... Avenue According to old Detroit City Directories, the Pringle Furniture Company was located at 121-123 Gratiot Avenue, between Brush ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/29/2012 - 7:09pm -

Something Wicker: 1912
 
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