Prohibition raid on East Ludington Street hill

Prohibition Era, Iron Mountain City Hall (Wood’s Sandstone Block), 206-216 East Ludington Street, Iron Mountain, ca. 1926: Wine confiscated in a raid (about 1926) during the Prohibition Era literally flowed down the East Ludington Street hill in front of Iron Mountain City Hall. The three men assisting in the “pouring” of the barrels were, left to right, John C. Eslick, Police Chief Peter Carlevato and Lawrence D. Tucker, then a cub reporter for The Iron Mountain News. During the Twenties, raids by federal, state and local agents were frequent in an attempt to enforce the Eighteenth Amendment throughout Dickinson County. [Dick Ferris/Gene Derwinski], Item also published with caption in: Dickinson County, Michigan : from earliest times through the Twenties / compiled and edited by William John Cummings. Iron Mountain, Mich. : Dickinson County Board of Commissioners, 1991. 432 p. : ill, maps, ports. ; 3
Abstract/Description: Prohibition Era, Iron Mountain City Hall (Wood’s Sandstone Block), 206-216 East Ludington Street, Iron Mountain, ca. 1926: Wine confiscated in a raid (about 1926) during the Prohibition Era literally flowed down the East Ludington Street hill in front of Iron Mountain City Hall. The three men assisting in the “pouring” of the barrels were, left to right, John C. Eslick, Police Chief Peter Carlevato and Lawrence D. Tucker, then a cub reporter for The Iron Mountain News. During the Twenties, raids by federal, state and local agents were frequent in an attempt to enforce the Eighteenth Amendment throughout Dickinson County. [Dick Ferris/Gene Derwinski]
Subject(s): Prohibition
Iron Mountain (Mich.)
Date Created: 1900 (approximate)