Monthly Archives: November 2012

Old Road Railroad Line

Shown is a portion of the oldest continuously operating railroad line in Elkhart County. This photo was taken in Bristol just west of where the railroad crosses State Road 15. Originally it was known as the Northern Indiana Railroad in … Continue reading

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Abandoned farmhouse near Syracuse

It’s not a haunted house, but rather an abandoned farmhouse. It is located on County Road 1050 North, south of Syracuse in Turkey Creek Township, Kosciusko County. The Kolberg family lived in the house for many years and were farmers. … Continue reading

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Lincoln Avenue bridge

Not many of the older roadway bridges remain on major thoroughfares in towns. Here is one exception. This is the Lincoln Avenue bridge across the Elkhart River in Goshen. It is a beautiful concrete arch bridge originally built in 1927 … Continue reading

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Higbee house in Milford

This grand old house, still lived in today, has stood since the early 1860s. Known to some as the Higbee house, it is on South Main Street at the intersection with First Street in Milford. It was built by Dr. … Continue reading

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