News from 25-50-75-100 years ago
November 12, 2020
November 12, 1920 Active preparations to engage in the shrimp and crab fishing business out of Petersburg are now being made by the Ness Fish Company a new co-partnership formed by Erick Ness former mayor of Petersburg and Carl Wold. The new concern has secured quarters on the approach to the Public Dock, and a force of carpenters is busy making the necessary repairs and alterations to the buildings. The new plant will make two concerns handling shrimp and crab out of Petersburg. The new shrimp plant will give employment to about twenty people to start and more added as business warrants.