NYC Silver Lake IN - 1913

rhensley_anderson Jun 6, 2020

  1. rhensley_anderson

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    Silver Lake IN - 1913
    Maurice Lewman Collection.
    This was in Northern Indiana just North of North Manchester and South of Claypool.

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  2. Hytec

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    A nice little rural station. Though serving seven customers is impressive.
     
  3. fitz

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    Thank you Roger and Maurice.
     
  4. Point353

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    A photo of the Silver Lake station on a postcard:

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    The writing on the back:

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    What vital message would someone be sending to someone else about 10 miles away in 1913?
    Essentially: "How is everyone? We are well. Do you have any pigs for sale? The calf is doing fine."
     
  5. gmorider

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    Outstandingly interesting. No pig, no bacon.... The second pic hints at the RR colors used on buildings. Perhaps useful for hobby research.
     
  6. Point353

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    Some recent rail-fanning at Silver Lake:

     
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