Transportation; Ford Model-T; Leisure; recreation; camping
As cars became more affordable in the teens and '20s, people of all ages took to the road in Model-Ts like the 1921 Ford touring car seen in this photograph. In spite of bad roads and infrequent gas pumps, early motorists found camping a...
A photograph in the Jasper Herald of the St. George Hack in front of the St. George Hotel in Huntingburg, IN. The hack took visitors to and from the railroad depot. Keywords: horses, men, boy, carriage, hotel, church, buildings.
Pictured are unknown residents of Dubois County in a 1919 Maxwell Auto in West Baden, IN. In the background is the West Baden Springs Hotel. Keywords: automobile, Maxwell Auto, car, railroad ties, railroad tracks, West Baden Springs Hotel, dome
Anderson's Grand Opera house, east of the Grand Hotel, was dedicated in 1895. The Grand became the Granada Theater, hosting vaudeville acts, during the Depression and finally the Starland movie theater. The building was razed in the early 1950s.