Sparks from the Flaming Wheel - History of Beloit, Rock County, Wisconsin by Joseph W. Rhodes ~ Genealogy


Title: Sparks from the Flaming Wheel

Author: Joseph W. Rhodes

Description: Signed by author on title page. Comb-bound in card covers. Covers show some light wear and soiling. Interior has a few limited cases of highlighting and a bit of underlining. Illustrated with several historical photographs. 366 pages. 11 x 8.5 inches.

Historical sketches of the city of Beloit, Wisconsin, located in Rock County. This history is comprised of a collection of 110 essays, including twenty which cover specific local businesses, plus recollections by many residents that describe various historic aspects of community and life in Beloit.

Also included is a section of biographical material covering specific families and individuals (including that of Harry W. Adams, Emerson J. Allshouse, Dr. W. J. Allen, Thomas Ball, Lloyd Vernor Ballard, the Bartlett family, Robert E. Branigan, the Carpenter-Salmon family, Howard Doner, W. J. Dougan, Burdette P. Eldred, George Jacob Frederick, George Garrigan, Nathaniel Gray, John A. Holmes, Paul J. Howell, Dearborn Hutchison, Homer Latta, the Neese family (including a family tree), Eugene McNeany, the Reichard-Mitchell family, Perry Saito, R. O Shaw, the Stanton Shoe Store family, Dr. Albert Thompson, John Thompson, and Oswald Tobit).

Binding: Softcover
Condition: Very Good–

Publisher: Beloit Historical Society
Place: Beloit, Wisconsin
Year: 1984

Keywords: Beloit, Rock County, Wisconsin, history, genealogy,

Shipping from United States

Processing time

1 business day

Estimated shipping times

  • North America : 3 - 5 business days

I'll do my best to meet these shipping estimates, but can't guarantee them. Actual delivery time will depend on the shipping method you choose.

Customs and import taxes

Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.

Payment Options

Secure options
  • Accepts Etsy gift cards

Returns & Exchanges

I gladly accept returns, exchanges, and cancellations

Just contact me within: 14 days of delivery

Ship items back to me within: 30 days of delivery

Legal imprint