• Posted in: Historic Miscellania The House of Blue Lights

    Once upon a time, it was a rite of passage for Indianapolis teenagers to park their cars at the end of a long, wooded drive off of Fall Creek Road on the northeast side. They traversed...

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  • Posted in: Historic Miscellania National Motor Vehicle Company Building

    Rear view of the National Motor Vehicle Co. building at 22nd Street and the Monon – Photo by Ryan Hamlett Another May has come and gone, another Indianapolis 500 with it, re-associating “Indianapolis” and “motor...

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  • Posted in: Auto Indy Auto Manufacturers Rescue Flood Victims

    R. P. Henderson’s touring car in the flood zone During the 1913 spring floods in the Midwest, Indianapolis auto manufacturers worked to rescue flood victims. The downpour started on Easter Sunday, March 23, 1913.  By...

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  • Posted in: Auto Indy Indy’s Top 10 Auto Producers?

    Ford Motor Co., 1307-23 E. Washington St. A couple of articles ago we explored: “How many cars were made in Indianapolis?” Prompting another question:  “Who were Indy’s top 10 auto producers?” As mentioned previously, compiling...

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