Looking Back

Page of (160 Articles)
  • 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.
  • Looking Back: 5/10

    Jason Recker
    May 9, 2014
    This picture shows Main Street from Second Street south. The Southern Depot shown was constructed in 1907. The building to the right is the Donahue Saloon. The building to the far left, located at First and Main, was a hub factory which manufactured the hubs used in construction of wheels required by buggies, surreys and wagons.
  • Looking Back: 5/3

    Jason Recker
    May 2, 2014
    John Friedman organized the Jasper Machine Works shop and built a two-story frame building at the southwest corner of the intersection of Third and Main streets. The frame part of the building is shown in this picture. In December, 1937, the property was purchased by Alvin C. Ruxer for his Ford garage.
Page of (160 Articles)