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West New York Street, Indianapolis, Ind. March 25, 1913
Floods; Floods--Indiana; Natural disasters--Indiana; Streets; Canoes; Rowers
Ruins of Vandalia Bridge, Indianapolis Flood, 1913
Floods; Floods--Indiana; Railroads--Natural disaster effects--Indiana; Bridges; Bridge failures
A man in a rowboat is observing the ruins.
Carload of Coal Overhanging Old Vandalia Bridge, Indianapolis, 1913
Railroads; Railroad tracks; Railroad cars; Transportation; Floods; Floods--Indiana; Railroads--Natural disaster effects--Indiana; Natural disasters--Indiana; Bridges; Bridge failures
I.U.R.R. Engine Washed from Tracks by Flood, Indianapolis, Ind. 1913
Floods; Floods--Indiana; Natural disasters--Indiana; Railroads; Railroad tracks; Railroad employees; Mud
Washington Street Bridge from Westside, Indianapolis, March 27, 1913
Floods; Floods--Indiana; Natural disasters--Indiana; Bridges; Business districts; Rivers
Children's Barber Shop and Playground, L. S. Strauss & Co., Indianapolis, Indiana
Barbers; Barbershops; Children; Scales; Playgrounds; Sliding boards; Hobby horses; Gliders; Tipis
The image shows a barbershop with three chairs for customers. Two children are shown having their hair cut by two barbers dressed in white uniforms. The floor is black and white checked. There is a column...
Jennings County Court House, Vernon, Indiana
Courthouses; Government facilities; Towers
View of the Italianate-style county courthouse in Vernon, Indiana. The building has limestone trim that came from a local quarry. There is a tower to the left of the entrance.
L. & N. R. R. Passenger Station, Evansville, Indiana
Railroad stations; Railroad locomotives
View of a passenger station in Evansville, Indiana. The stone building has a covered entryway and pointed arches along the roof. There is a small picture of the Dixie Flyer in the upper left corner of...
Street Car that Wrecked Building at Eight and Walnut, Friday, May 17, 1907, Evansville, Indiana
Street railroad accidents; Street railroad strikes; Street railroads; Accidents
Car nineteen is shown with extensive damage to the roof and front end. Debris is lying in the street. A crowd is looking on in the background.
Broad Street, East of Main Street, New Castle, Indiana
Henry County (Ind.); New Castle (Ind.); Business districts; Storefronts; Utility poles; Street lights; Awnings; Street railroad tracks
New Castle, known as "The Rose City" in the early 1900s, was the major grower of the American Beauty Rose. Damage from the 1917 tornado, competition, and export decline during WWI combined to destroy the...
High School, Liberty, Indiana
Union County (Ind.); High school buildings; High schools; High school students; Schools
Built in 1924 and named after educator John Short, the school’s upper floors had classrooms, offices, a study hall, and a library. The gym was located in the basement. A new high school was built in...
Twin Bridges, Bluffton, Indiana
Wells County (Ind.); Bridges; Railroad bridges; Electric railroads; Pedestrian bridges; Bridges, Iron and steel
During the early 20th century Bluffton's improved infrastructure included the so-called "twin bridges" at North Main. The left bridge was for the interurban electric railroad only and the right one was...
Porter County Courthouse, Valparaiso, Indiana
Porter County (Ind.); Courthouses; Government facilities
The Porter County Courthouse built from 1882-1883 was constructed of Indiana limestone and designed by Chicago architect John C. Cochrane. The current building bears little resemblance to the original...
Harrison County Courthouse, Corydon, Indiana
Harrison County (Ind.); Courthouses; Government facilities
This courthouse was completed in 1928 after the previous courthouse, built in 1882, was razed. Harrison County shared space with the Indiana state government when Corydon was the capital; part of that...
On the Swinging Bridge, Turkey Run
Parke County (Ind.); Suspension bridges; State parks & reserves
Turkey Run State Park, near Marshall, Indiana, was established for Indiana’s 1916 centennial. This early suspension bridge fell and was replaced with the current structure shortly after the park opened....
Columbia Hotel Bomb Scene, Montpelier, Indiana
Blackford County (Ind.); Hotels; Storefronts; Explosions; Strikes and lockouts; Labor disputes
A 1923 strike forced two Montpelier factories to bring in strikebreakers and house them at the Columbia Hotel. On January 9, 1924, strikers detonated a bomb outside the hotel, injuring one. The factories...
Looking East from Municipal Bridge Jeffersonville, Indiana, 1937 Flood
Clark County (Ind.); Aerial views; Floods--Indiana
When the Ohio River flooded in 1937 it engulfed the city of Jeffersonville. This view is from the Municipal Bridge seen in the lower left corner looking east, up river. The outline of the normal shore...
Business Street, Argos, Indiana
Marshall County (Ind.); Streets; Business districts; Storefronts; Stores & shops; Automobiles; Carts & wagons; Carriages & coaches
Argos was platted in 1851 and called Sidney after Sidney Williams, an early settler and circuit judge. In 1859 the town was renamed Argos after the Greek city. “General Draying,” seen on the vehicle...
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