1. KorbenDallas

    1880: Green Street Flour Mill, Richmond, Indiana

    Are they really using the 4th story window to enter the building? This mill at the corner of N. 2nd and N. C Streets was built in 1864 or 1867 by Nordyke, Marmon & Co. as a 5-story flour mill operated by H. C. Wright. They sold it in 1876 to H. G. Carpenter and it was known as the Green Street...
  2. KorbenDallas

    1888-92 Obelisk: Soldiers and Sailors Monument in Indianapolis, Indiana

    That's pretty monumental - 285 feet tall. Some interesting construction info is here. Apparently they started building it in 1888. The obelisk was completed by 1892, and the entire thing by 1901. This thing just does not look like we would do something like that. IMO. It was designed by German...