Schering Blacksmith Shop

Schering Blacksmith Shop

The Schering Blacksmith shop was located on Slade Street between Brockway Street and Bothwell Street; the building is still there. The men standing from left to right are Louis Nerge, Elmer Peterson, August Kimmet, Chris Schering, and William Schering. William Schering was the oldest active blacksmith in the state when he retired in 1953 at the age of 85.

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