Category - Business

Business After The Co-op

As the Brigham City Mercantile and Manufacturing Association, known as the Co-op, gradually closed its business and manufacturing operations, they were sold to private owners, often to individuals who had originally...

Brigham City Sugar Factory

Utah-Idaho Sugar Factory Brigham City’s second major industrial development came with the success of the sugar beet industry in Box Elder County, which took root in 1901 with the planting of beet seed in Fielding for...

Black and white picture of the store, around 1900

William Horsley and Sons

The Co-op Store was good training for William Horsley, who served as manager until 1884, when he was called on a mission. In his absence his four sons started a business on a small scale on the east side of Main Street...

Industry 1900-1950

In 1900, Brigham City’s economy was based on agriculture and commerce, with many of its businesses dependent upon production and shipping of produce and livestock and supplying the needs of a community with agricultural...

Hi Land Ice Cream

442 East 500 North
41.520881,-112.00832
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Furniture Companies

Elias Jensen worked as a cabinet maker and then as a member of the Co-op carpenter crew, helping erect some of Brigham City’s public buildings. In 1879, he purchased land just south of the Horsley block and started a...

Bott Monument

The Grist Mill later housed another long term family business. In August, 1892, the Box Elder Marble and Granite Works, with John H. Bott as proprietor, purchased the old flour mill and rebuilt it for stone-cutting. The...

Tailors

Tailor Ola Stohl, who managed the Co-op clothing and tailor department, was called on a mission in 1879, at which time several of the tailors who worked for him went into business for themselves. Among them was H. C...

Saloons

In 1890 Abigail Snow Rosenbaum sold the property north of the actual Rosenbaum Hall to a son, David Rosenbaum of Kelton, Utah. He converted the building to the Gem Saloon, with some of the Caldwell sons (his half...

Lumber and Hardware Stores

Charles Squires and John Forsgren, both of whom had been apprentices in the Co-op cabinet shop, were among the first to open a private business on Main Street, a two-room frame building located on the northeast corner...

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