This is the former home of William Donahey in the upper peninsula of Michigan. Donahey was the creator of the Teenie Weenies comic strip which ran in the Chicago Tribune Sunday comics from 1914 to 1970. Their summer home was built along the shore of Lake Superior in 1926, modeled after the miniature oak cask packaging for Teenie Weenie pickles.
Donahey's pickle barrel house as seen in a photo postcard from 1946. The two-story house stands 16 feet high with an attached kitchen "barrel."
The pickle barrel house today.
Pinhole photograph by Hal Rammel, August 2000.
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