Elgin Eagle Brewing Co. – IL 218e

Elgin Eagle Brewing Co. opened in 1894 and closed in 1920 it was open for 26 years. Items from breweries of this age tend to be more common and less valuable than some breweries. Early items can still be valuable as can rarer types of items. As a Pre-Prohibition Brewery, any advertising items or collectibles are likely to be valuable and desirable to collectors as they tend to be hard to find. Elgin Eagle Brewing Co. was located in Elgin, IL, which only had 4 breweries, so there are not many that that were producing breweriana items. Local collectors may pay a small premium over national or general collectors because of a lack of local items.

  • Other Notes: First brewery destroyed by Feds for violation of prohibition
  • Brewery Owner: Louis Emil & Edward Althen

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Breweries listed under Elgin, IL 218

Brewery IDBrewery NameStart DateEnd Date
IL 218aEagle Brewery18491868
IL 218bC. Althen & Co. Brewery18681877
IL 218cEagle Brewery18771891
IL 218dCaspar Althen & Sons Brewery18911894
IL 218eElgin Eagle Brewing Co.18941920
IL 218fElgin Brewing Co.19331933

Breweries listed under Elgin, IL

Brewery IDBrewery NameStart DateEnd Date
IL 216.1aPaul Duntz BreweryUnknown1864
IL 216.2aElgin City Brewery1852c1861
IL 217Elgin National Brewing Co.19061914
IL 218aEagle Brewery18491868