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August 10, 1910
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South 3th [3rd] Street, Ambia, Indiana
Benton County (Ind.); City & town life; Business districts; Awnings; Dirt roads; Sidewalks; Pedestrians
The name of the settlement was changed from Weaver City to Ambia on May 5, 1873, when a post office was established. The town was laid out by Mr. and Mrs. Ezekiel M. Talbot on February 22, 1875.
Business District Street Scene, Montpelier, Indiana
Blackford County (Ind.); Business districts; Streets; Business districts; Street railroad tracks; Utility poles; Storefronts; Awnings; Carts & wagons; Pedestrians; Automobiles
In 1837 Abel Baldwin platted Montpelier to resemble his hometown of Montpelier, Vermont. Incorporated in 1870, the town experienced huge growth during the oil and gas boom of the 1890s. In 1895, this “Oil...
Third Street Bridge, Logansport, Indiana
Bridges; Rivers; Wooden sidewalks
View of the Third Street Bridge in Logansport, Indiana. The bridge spans a river and was constructed for interurban cars and other vehicles. Sidewalks for pedestrians run along both sides. There is some...
Washington St. Bridge over Iroquois River, Rensselaer, Indiana
Bridges; Sidewalks; Metalwork
View of the Washington Street Bridge in Rensselaer, Indiana. The bridge has some ornate steel work along the top. There are sidewalks for pedestrians on each side.
River Bridge, Rushville, Indiana
Covered bridges; Bridges; Sidewalks; Covered walks
View of River Bridge in Rushville, Indiana. This wooden covered bridge has open sides. There are covered walkways along both sides of the bridge for pedestrians. A man is standing at the near entrance...
Jefferson St., Huntington, Indiana
Huntington County (Ind.); Cities & towns; Business districts; Storefronts; Pedestrians; Sidewalks
The bridge across Jefferson Street, a major business and retail thoroughfare, was once famous for the row of buildings constructed on it by the Rev. Albert Johnson. The buildings are now gone and a new...
Wayne Street, Warren, Indiana
Huntington County (Ind.); Cities & towns; Business districts; Storefronts; Sidewalks; Utility poles; Automobiles; Pedestrians
The town was platted as Jonesboro in 1836 but was renamed Warren in 1839 for Revolutionary War General Joseph Warren. The town grew with the arrival of the railroad in 1878 and the discovery of oil in...
West on Main Street, Madison, Indiana
Jefferson County (Ind.); Business districts; Banks; Storefronts; Sidewalks; Pedestrians; Horses; Carriages & coaches
This view looking west down Main Street in Madison was taken in 1912. Visible are people on the sidewalk, horse and buggies, and buildings such as the National Branch Bank. In 1977, this stretch was chosen...
Main St., Wolcottville, Indiana
LaGrange County (Ind.); Business districts; Storefronts; Dirt roads; Utility poles; Sidewalks; Signs (Notices); Awnings; Pedestrians
Wolcottville was platted in 1853. Some believe it was originally named Wolcott's Mills for George Wolcott who arrived in 1837 and built a carding mill, gristmill, sawmill and distillery. He also founded...
Main Street in Shoals, Indiana
Martin County (Ind.); Cities & towns; Business districts; Storefronts; Carriages & coaches; Pedestrians; Sidewalks; Dirt roads; Awnings; Flags
Here is a view of Main Street in downtown Shoals sometime in the late 1800’s. Many people are out walking or riding in carriages as they visit and do business at places such as the drug store, grocery...
Broadway Looking North from Third Street, Peru, Indiana
Stores & shops; Business districts; Railroad tracks; Pedestrians; Carriages & coaches; Streets
View of a street in the business district of Peru, Indiana. Various stores and buildings line the street. Pedestrians are on the sidewalk and horse-drawn vehicles travel about on the street. One shop has...
Birney Safety Cars in Operation on Wabash Avenue, Terre Haute, Indiana, U.S. A. April, 1920
Street railroad tracks; Street railroads; Traffic signs & signals; Automobiles; Transportation; Pedestrians; Business districts; Traffic police; Storefronts; Cable railroads
Hohman Street, No. Hammond, Indiana
Street railroad tracks; Street railroads; Transportation; Automobiles; Carriages & coaches; Business districts; Bicycles & tricycles; Pedestrians; Shopping
Woolworth's 5 and 10 cent store can be seen along with the Deluxe Theater.
Main Street, Petersburg, Indiana
Streets; Business districts; Pedestrians; Dirt roads; Stores & shops
View of Main Street in Petersburg, Indiana. The wide dirt road is lined with businesses. Several have awnings that extend out over the sidewalk. Pedestrians are on the sidewalk and horses and carriages...
Citizens National Bank, Tipton, Indiana
Tipton County (Ind.); Banks; Business districts; Storefronts; Pedestrians; Automobiles
Founded on October 19, 1898, Citizens was originally called the State Bank of Tipton. In December 1904 the name was changed to Citizens National. In 1926 it moved from this original site at Jefferson and...
East Jefferson Street, Tipton, Indiana
Tipton County (Ind.); Business districts; Storefronts; Sidewalks; Bricks; Utility poles; Pedestrians
Tipton has the honor of being the first town in the state to have a street paved with brick. In 1890, two and a half blocks of common building brick were laid on Jefferson Street, pictured here. It was...
One of the Busiest Corners in the World Illinois and Washington Streets, Indianapolis, Ind.
Traffic congestion; Carts & wagons; Pedestrians; Crowds; Clothing & dress; Business districts; Streets; Street railroads; Stores & shops; Transportation; Electric railroads
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