The newly built "Reuben Wells" sits at the Jeffersonville yards where she was built for the J M & I Railroad under the supervision and to the specifications of Master Mechanic, Reuben Wells, for whom she was named. Her boiler was tilted forward to...
Coal oil wagon at the Vernon Street watering trough. In the late 1800's and early 1900's coal oil, or kerosene, was much in demand. It was used for, among other things, lamps and heating. One obscure use was as a deterrent to chiggers while...
This American Foursquare home in Brownsburg represents one of many that were built of the popular style that grew from the housing boom of the 1800's to the 1930's. Considered by many to be the "American Style".
Louisville Cement Company (Speed, Ind.); The Warning Star (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Speed, Ind.; Sellersburg, Ind.; Employees' magazines, newsletters, etc.
This is the October 1968 issue of The Speed Way. The Speed Way was a monthly newsletter of the Louisville Cement Company in Speed, Indiana. The newsletter was focused on safety issues at the plant but also included human interest stories. Prior to...
Illustrated history. "Completed by Works Progress Administration personnel under the direction of the Chief of the Reference Department of the Indianapolis Public Library." Introduction signed by L.L. Dickerson
Blackford County (Ind)--Biography; Blackford County (Ind)--Genealogy
Biographical memoirs of Blackford County, Ind. : to which is appended a comprehensive compendium of national biography ... embellished with portraits of many well known residents of Blackford County, Indiana.
Delaware County (Ind.)--Biography; Delaware County (Ind.)--History
Two volume history of Delaware County, Indiana. Volume I is an historical account of early settlement and the development of local government and social organizations within the county. Volume II contains biographical sketches of the residents.