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Buggies, Buckboards & Beyond: 1906

Buggies, Buckboards & Beyond: 1906

Indianapolis circa 1906. "Masonic Temple, Washington Street & Capitol Avenue." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

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Tall Pipes

Can't help but wonder what the tall pipes adjacent to fire escape ladders from nearly ground level, all the way up to slightly higher than rooftops on Masonic Hall & Furniture building are all about. Some type of vent maybe?

[A standpipe for firefighting. - Dave]

Boo!

So many ghosts

Short life

Apparently this building wasn't around for much longer after this photo was taken.

https://digital.library.in.gov/Record/ISL_p16066coll13-2170

Crooked carts

Are vegetable carts always supposed to tilt to the side and front? Is that a way to showcase the goods?

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