Looking Back

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  • Looking Back: 8/2

    Dawn Mazur
    August 1, 2014
    This photograph, taken during the 1913 flood, shows the Donahue Saloon and Hotel and the Donahue residence on the right.
  • Looking Back: 7/26

    Dawn Mazur
    July 25, 2014
    In 1954, the old sheriff’s residence was removed and a new and more modern sheriff’s residence was placed on the same location. The contract was awarded to the Messmer Lumber Company at a...
  • Looking Back: 7/19

    Dawn Mazur
    July 18, 2014
    East Fourth Street in Jasper was photographed from Mill Street during the 1913 flood.
  • Looking Back: 7/12

    Dawn Mazur
    July 11, 2014
    A construction crew poured the first floor of the new post office in Jasper in the spring of 1937.
  • Looking Back: 7/5

    Jason Recker
    July 3, 2014
    This was a very early steam engine and threshing machine shown here rounding the public square in Jasper. (The old Courthouse was removed in 1908.) This is a picture of a Gar Scott engine manufactured at Richmond, Indiana.
  • Looking Back: 6/30

    Dawn Mazur
    June 30, 2014
    Before the turn of the century, Jasper had plants that manufactured farm wagons and buggies and horse collars and harnesses.
  • Looking Back: 6/21

    Dawn Mazur
    June 20, 2014
    The Patoka River flooded at Jasper the last week of March in 1913, turning the city’s clay streets pure mud.
  • Looking Back: 6/14

    Dawn Mazur
    June 13, 2014
    The original building that housed Lorey Brothers, a furniture retailer, was located and the corner of Sixth and Newton streets in Jasper and constructed by John Lorey, right.
  • Looking Back: 6/7

    Dawn Mazur
    June 6, 2014
    This photograph shows the southwest corner of the intersection of Eighth and Main streets in Jasper in 1966
  • Looking Back: 5/31

    Dawn Mazur
    May 30, 2014
    Ben Ed Doane, left, editor of the Jasper Courier is pictured proofreading type in the newspaper’s composing room in 1912.
  • Looking Back: 5/24

    Dawn Mazur
    May 23, 2014
    This photograph, taken during the 1913 flood, shows a view to the southwest from the Jasper Desk Company, just south of Fifth Street.
  • Looking Back: 5/17

    Dawn Mazur
    May 16, 2014
    When a circus parade came to Jasper in about 1900, it moved south along Main Street to the Jasper Public Square.
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