Monthly Archives: December 2011

Very visible Erie Railroad remnant

Those who like to trace abandoned railroad lines will confirm usually the only remnants found are perhaps old spikes, railroad ties, electric insulators, traces of the railroad bed, etc. But not often is an entire large structure left standing such … Continue reading

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Carriage house

Before the automobile became a common mode of transportation, carriages and buggies were two ways of getting around. Unless we happen to live in Amish country, it’s hard for many today to picture the sight of a horse pulling a … Continue reading

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South Whitley church

It was not uncommon in many towns or cities for a church to be among the first buildings erected. Religion was often important to early settlers of a community. South Whitley Church of God was originally built in 1861, the … Continue reading

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Covered bridge

History lovers will enjoy this very much. Shown is a covered bridge, still in use today for vehicle traffic, built in 1872. It is on Sycamore Street in North Manchester, Wabash County, at the intersection with Mill Street. Built by … Continue reading

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