Monthly Archives: February 2017

County Road 23 in Elkhart County

If you have read my blog with any regularity, you have likely figured out by now I am interested in old road remnants or what current roads used to be named. In Elkhart County the numbered county road system dates … Continue reading

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Interurban remnant in Kendallville

A few weeks ago I posted something about the former Toledo & Chicago Interurban Railway. It was originally planned to be a 70-mile railway, but was never completely finished. Quite common for many interurban lines. Big dreams crashed into a … Continue reading

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Former Mt. Pleasant Church near Claypool

A church sitting in a rural area with a cemetery next to it used to be much more common. Although many of the cemeteries are still in use, many of the churches have either closed or been torn down. Shown … Continue reading

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Former Auer’s gas station in Syracuse

I’m old enough to remember when you pulled into a gas station, someone came out and pumped your gas and cleaned your windshield. With a few exceptions scattered around, those days are long gone. Shown in the photo is the … Continue reading

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