File F-329-4-4-0-1 - Granville Island Brewing early photographs

Workshop area during construction The raised tiled area awaiting the arrival of the Krones bottling line Installing the bottling line. Note the unfinished retail store and Bob McKecknie (engineer and fo... Turk Whitehead, general manager, in the brewery The shiny new Krones bottling line from Germany Pallets of beer cases and bags of malt barley Steve Whitehead and Joann. Pre-opening view from brewhouse into retail store Preparing the retail store in May 1984: Steve Whitehead and unidentified employee with mop The brewhouse, with store area further back Brewhouse Pressurized fermenting and aging tanks, all with cooling jackets Brewmaster Rainer Kallahne in his office/lab in 1984 Turk Whitehead (general manager) Joann, Lydia Taylor (age 11) and Jillian Taylor (10) Granville Island Brewing store clerk with Lydia Taylor (age 11) and Joann Larry Sherwood with Mitch's daughters, Jillian and Lydia, in the Granville Island Brewing retail ... Mitch Taylor, CEO, doing a sales transaction in the Granville Island Brewing retail store in 1984 The new Krones bottling line being installed in 1984/1985 Pressurized fermenting and aging tanks, all with cooling jackets Brewmaster Rainer Kallahne cleaning up after brewing Larry Sherwood, marketing guru and founding partner, in the brewhouse Larry Sherwood 'supervising' as Rainer Kallahne cleans up after brewing Bob McKecknie (nickname Bob Mc3), our engineer and founding partner, and brewmaster Rainer Kallahne Opening Day, June 9, 1984. Bill Harvey, King Ganong, Mitch Taylor, and Larry Sherwood. King Ganon...

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Granville Island Brewing early photographs

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  • 1984 (Creation)

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24 photographs: prints : col. ; 10 x 15 cm and 15 x 10 cm

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File consists of early photographs of Granville Island Brewing and includes photographs documenting brewery construction and preparation; the brewhouse and store; brewing equipment and operations; staff, business partners and Taylor family members; and opening celebrations. Item level descriptions provided by Mitch Taylor in January 2023.

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Mitch Taylor retained copyright in these records, but has agreed to make them available under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial license (CC BY-NC).

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  • Archival box - standard: 329-3