Tag: Putnam County Indiana
Rising Hall, a true gem on the National Road in Indiana
A look at Rising Hall, an 1972 Italianate house on the National Road in western Indiana.
The original paths of the National Road and US 40 in Putnam County, Indiana
A look at some original alignments of US 40 in Putnam County, Indiana.
Ride Across Indiana: 150 miles and done
On Day 4, I made it as far as Terre Haute, but declared the trip over about 7 miles short of the Illinois line due to rain. Rain at least threatened all day. As the day continued, it stopped threatening and started raining. The rain really picked up as I worked my way through Brazil…
Ride Across Indiana: How long on this longest day ‘til I finally make it through?
Day 3 of my ride along Indiana’s National Road was long – 45 miles and 8.5 hours. I was spent by the 7 hour mark but had little choice but to keep pushing on. I slept nine hours last night, yet when my alarm went off at 7 AM, all I wanted to do was…
1928 photo of the US 40 bridge over Deer Creek in Putnam County, Indiana
A 1928 photograph of a US 40 bridge in Putnam County, Indiana.
single frame: Rising Hall
A view of Rising Hall, an 1872 home on Indiana’s National Road.
Old US 40/National Road at Pleasant Gardens in western Indiana
An old concrete alignment of US 40 in Putnam County, Indiana, heavily overgrown.
Old US 40/National Road alignment in Putnam County, Indiana
An old US 40 alignment, with a 1920s bridge and period concrete pavement, in Putnam County, Indiana.
single frame: Hibbs Ford Bridge