58 Louis Schneider/Queen City Brewery (1863-1867)

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"While brewing operations at this large plant on Freeman street, on the city's near west side, began in 1862, the company's origins go back to 1849. Louis Schneider had begun brewing beer in that year at his converted barrel factory on Augusta Street, near the Ohio River. Known as the City Brewery, it was then leased for $50 a month to Herman Lackman and J. H. Sandmann, who operated it from 1855 to 1860 before leaving to build a larger plant on the west side of downtown. Schneider returned to brewing after that, and by 1863 he had outgrown this small original plant and moved to a new location, where he built a completely new, modern plant at 259-267 Freeman Street (after being rebuilt in 1884, the address was 279-297, and this was later renumbered as 943-1005 Freeman). This new plant was known as the Queen City Brewery, and Schneider operated with his son Peter until 1867, when he retired due to ill health."  Brewing Beer in the Queen City, Vol. V, Robert A. Musson, M.D. (2014)