Walker Manufacturing / Tenneaco 1991-2000
Shirt Shed 1979-1983
Medallion Cabinets / Elkay 2006-?
Marshall ELectric (Old Shirt Shed property)
Marshall Electric Corp. of Rochester for a short period possibly used the building as a
storage site. The company provides electrical equipment.
The company manufacture electronic coils, transformers and auto parts.
D.W. Wallcovering (Old Shirt Shed property)
c. 1991 -? . They were a sorting and re-wrapping plant for wallpaper that was not sold by
other companies and sold in their outlets at supposingly a discount rate.
In August, 1991, the building saw new life when D.W. Wallcovering moved from Starke County
to Culver. D.W. had outlets in South Bend and Warsaw as well, and was a Christian-owned
(by David Weinberg) business whose workday started with a collective staff prayer. T
he company relocated to Louisville, Kentucky, in 1998
2002 - Portside Marina (Old Shirt Shed property)
Four years later, Tom Heineman, who had come to Culver in 1985 to work at the Culver Marina,
partnered with fellow Marina worker Glenn Bailey to launch Portside Marina, renting out the 8,000
square foot building. By that fall, with 75 boats in its care, Portside had well exceeded its goal
of maintaining 50 boats, and the crew winterized over 250 boats that same year. By 2003,
Portside had begun selling pontoon and ski boats, and manufacturing piers, eventually purchasing
the property -- as demands for storage space increased -- that autumn -