Downtown Anderson, looking north from 14th Street to North Anderson. The Broadway and Madison Avenue bridges over Killbuck Creek can be seen in the distance. In the foreground is Anderson's downtown McDonalds with the Golden Arches.
Lincoln Oil Refining Company was located on the southeast corner of Ninth Street and Central in Anderson. St. Mary's church spire can be seen in the distance. Today a state office building occupies this site.
Business enterprises -- Indiana -- South Whitley; Electric signs
"Johnson Neon Sign" sign attached to the company's second-floor business at 127 S. State St. A sign for "Joy's Electric Shop" is on the first floor, and a bakery sign in the distance. Written on the back is "Late 1930's to Late 1940's."
This was an advertisement on the side of a brick building for Hen and Ben Shoe Store. Harry Lemen notes, "Hen and Ben Shoe sign on old Thevis brick. Later torn down after 1937 flood." If you look closely, you can see an advertisement for Oscar...
United Brethren Church. Northwest corner of West Park Drive (Matilda) and Poplar Streets. Building was later moved to a short distance up the Poplar Street hill and is now a residence. 310 West Park Drive. Huntington, Indiana.
The March 24, 1913 White River flood in Anderson, Ind. Here part of the downtown is submerged. In the distance the towers of the Water Works Plant, on the east side of the downtown between 9th and 12th Streets, can be seen.