Bailey’s Harbor Dock, Wisconsin

This image shows the commercial fishing pier and boat dock for Bailey’s Harbor, in Door County, Wisconsin. It was named for the builder, a Mr. Wenniger.

The L.L. Cook Co., Milwaukee, WI

The description states:

C. G. Wenniger

Fishing and Boat Dock

Bailey’s Harbor, Door County, Wisconsin

–The commercial nature of the dock is indicated by the existence of the rail tracks built to facilitate the movement of fish from the dock to the greater security of land. Without this rail, it would be required to move the catch in wagons by human power or to drive vehicles onto the dock, which likely was not strong enough for them. The dock appears to be in deteriorating condition, and does not appear to exist any more.

The postcard is dated 1958.

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