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Porter County Views: Valparaiso - Flint Lake: Burlington Beach

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TITLE: Burlington Beach. Chas. Specht - Prop.
DATE: 1913
PUBLISHER: unknown
POSTMARK: August 1, 1913, Valparaiso, Indiana
COLLECTION: S. Shook
REMARK: Note crowd surrounding pontoon airplane. According to a Specht family descendant, the airplane in this photograph was a "promotional," and never actually flew except for a short bit of perhaps 25 feet...landing into an area by the City of Valparaiso's water pumping station and suffering little damage.
 

TITLE: Airplane Launching, Specht's, Burlington Beach, Flint Lake, Valparaiso, Ind.
DATE: 1913
PUBLISHER: unknown
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
REMARK: Note crowd surrounding pontoon airplane. According to a Specht family descendant, the airplane in this photograph was a "promotional," and never actually flew except for a short bit of perhaps 25 feet...landing into an area by the City of Valparaiso's water pumping station and suffering little damage.
 

TITLE: Airplane Launching, Specht's, Burlington Beach, Flint Lake, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: 1913
PUBLISHER: unknown
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
REMARK: Note crowd surrounding pontoon airplane in the background. According to a Specht family descendant, the airplane in this photograph was a "promotional," and never actually flew except for a short bit of perhaps 25 feet...landing into an area by the City of Valparaiso's water pumping station and suffering little damage.
 

TITLE: Burlington Beach. Chas. Specht - Prop.
DATE: 1913
PUBLISHER: AZO
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
REMARK: It is believed that this crowd is gathered to observe the flight of pontoon airplane off of Flint Lake.
According to a Specht family descendant, the airplane in this photograph was a "promotional," and never actually flew except for a short bit of perhaps 25 feet...landing into an area by the City of Valparaiso's water pumping station and suffering little damage.
 

TITLE: The Balloon Ascension, The Burlington Beach Resort, Flint Lake, Valparaiso, Ind.
DATE: circa 1910
PUBLISHER: C. R. Childs Company (#66032)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook

 

TITLE: Balloon Ascension, Specht's, Burlington Beach, Flint Lake, Valparaiso, Ind.
DATE: circa 1910
PUBLISHER: C. R. Childs Company (#66050)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook

 

TITLE: Balloon Ascension at Specht's Burlington Beach, Flint Lake, Valparaiso, Ind.
DATE: circa 1910
PUBLISHER: C. R. Childs Company (#66042)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook

 

TITLE: Camping, Burlington Beach, Flint Lake, Valparaiso, Ind.
DATE: circa 1910
PUBLISHER: C. R. Childs Company (#66037)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook

 

TITLE: Specht's Resort, Burlington Beach, Flint Lake, Valparaiso, Ind.
DATE: circa 1910
PUBLISHER: C. R. Childs (#66053)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
REMARK: Photograph obtained directly from Specht family descendant.
 

TITLE: Specht's Resort, Burlington Beach, Flint Lake, Valparaiso, Ind.
DATE: circa 1913
PUBLISHER: C. R. Childs (#66040)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook

REMARK: Photograph obtained directly from Specht family descendant.
 

TITLE: Specht's Resort, Flint Lake, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: circa 1910
PUBLISHER: C. R. Childs Company
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Cottages at Burlington Beach, Flint Lake, Valparaiso, Ind.
DATE: circa 1910-1920
PUBLISHER: unknown (#122)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook

 

TITLE: Some fun at Flint Lake, Valparaiso, Ind.
DATE: circa 1910
PUBLISHER: C. R. Childs Company (#66035)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
REMARK: A Specht family descendant indicates that the individuals in this photograph were a group of workers at Specht's Burlington Beach Resort. The heavy-set older woman in the photograph was the resort's cook.

 

TITLE: A Glimpse of Flint Lake, Valparaiso, Ind.
DATE: circa 1910
PUBLISHER: unknown (possibly a Brooks Photo)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
REMARK: Photograph is believed to be view from Burlington Beach.

TITLE: Along the Shore, Burlington Beach, Flint Lake, Valparaiso, Ind.
DATE: circa 1910
PUBLISHER: C. R. Childs Company (#66058)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 
 
TITLE: In the Woods at Burlington Beach, Flint Lake, Valparaiso, Ind.
DATE: circa 1910
PUBLISHER: C. R. Childs Company (#66038)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook

 

TITLE: The Lake from the Lawn, Specht's Burlington Beach Resort, Flint Lake, Valparaiso, Ind.
DATE: circa 1910
PUBLISHER: C. R. Childs (#66057)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook

 

TITLE: The Lake from the Lawn, Specht's Burlington Beach Resort, Flint Lake, Valparaiso, Ind.
DATE: circa 1910
PUBLISHER: C. R. Childs Company (#66037)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook

 

TITLE: A View on the Lawn, Specht's Burlington Beach Resort, Flint Lake, Valparaiso, Ind.
DATE: circa 1910
PUBLISHER: C. R. Childs (#66048)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook

 

TITLE: A View on the Lawn, Burlington Beach, Flint Lake, Valparaiso, Ind.
DATE: circa 1910
PUBLISHER: C. R. Childs (#66046)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: The Hotel, Burlington Beach, Chas. P. Specht, Prop. Flint Lake, Valparaiso, Ind.
DATE: pre-1907 (undivided back)
PUBLISHER: Reading & Haase
POSTMARK: August 19, 1907, Valparaiso, Indiana
COLLECTION: S. Shook

 

 

TITLE: The Willows, Specht's Burlington Beach Resort, Flint Lake, Valparaiso, Ind.
DATE: circa 1910
PUBLISHER: C. R. Childs
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
REMARK: Photograph obtained directly from Specht family descendant.

 

TITLE: Willows Resort Hotel, Burlington Beach, Valparaiso, Indiana.
DATE: circa 1905
PUBLISHER: Specht Family Photograph
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
REMARK: Photograph obtained directly from Specht family descendant.

 

TITLE: "The Willows," Chas. P. Specht Prop., Flint Lake, Valparaiso, Ind.
DATE: pre-1907 (undivided back)
PUBLISHER: Reading & Haase, E. C. Kropp Company
POSTMARK: October 20, 1907, Valparaiso, Indiana
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Burlington Beach, Flint Lake, Chas. P. Specht Prop, Valparaiso, Ind.
DATE: pre-1907 (undivided back)
PUBLISHER: Reading & Haase, E. C. Kropp Company
POSTMARK: January 27, 1910, Valparaiso, Indiana
COLLECTION: S. Shook

 

TITLE: Fruit A Plenty at Specht's Burlington Beach Resort, Flint Lake, Valparaiso, Ind.
DATE: circa 1910
PUBLISHER: C. R. Childs Company (#66044)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
REMARK: A Specht family descendant indicates that these fruit were from a plum tree located near Specht's Burlington Beach Resort.
 

TITLE: In the Woods, Burlington Beach, Flint Lake, Valparaiso, Ind.
DATE: circa 1910
PUBLISHER: C. R. Childs Company (#66036)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Entrance, Burlington Beach, Flint Lake, Valparaiso, Ind.
DATE: circa 1930
PUBLISHER: E. C. Kropp Company (#3788, #17)
POSTMARK: October 7, 1933, Valparaiso, Indiana
COLLECTION: S. Shook

 

TITLE: Entrance, Burlington Beach, Flint Lake, Valparaiso, Ind.
DATE: circa 1930-1945
PUBLISHER: E. C. Kropp Company (#3788N, #17)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook

 

TITLE: The Willows at Burlington Beach, Valparaiso, Ind.
DATE: 1907 or 1908
PUBLISHER: Elmer E. Starr (#58510)
POSTMARK: June 15, 1908, Valparaiso, Indiana
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: The Willows at Burlington Beach, Valparaiso, Ind.
DATE: 1907 or 1908
PUBLISHER: Elmer E. Starr (#09 6025)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: View at Flint Lake showing Burlington Beach, Valparaiso, Ind.
DATE: 1908
PUBLISHER: Elmer E. Starr (#60013)
POSTMARK: June 22, 1908, Valparaiso, Indiana
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Specks Hotel, Flint Lake, Valparaiso, Ind.
DATE: 1915
PUBLISHER: Charles W. Beam, Curt Teich (#54800)
POSTMARK: March 10, 1916, Valparaiso, Indiana
COLLECTION: S. Shook

 

TITLE: Shore Line, Flint Lake
DATE: 1924
PUBLISHER: Dodge's Telegraph, Railway Accounting and Radio (Wireless) Institute
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
REMARK: This photograph was taken at Burlington Beach assuming that the caption is appropriately locating this view.
 

TITLE: Across to Burlington Beach
DATE: circa 1910
PUBLISHER: unknown
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Camping, Burlington Beach, Flint Lake, Valparaiso, Ind.
DATE: circa 1910
PUBLISHER: C. R. Childs Company (#66037)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Specht's Resort, Burlington Beach, Flint Lake, Valparaiso, Indiana. From left: Charles Specht, Viola Specht, Max Specht, Helen Specht, Charles Lemster, and Ellie Lemster.
DATE: circa 1906
PUBLISHER: Specht Family Photograph
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
REMARK: Photograph obtained directly from Specht family descendant. Note small horse sign in front of little girl which says Burlington Beach.

 

TITLE: Electrical Workers Local #697 picnic at Burlington Beach, Flint Lake, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: August 11, 1918
PUBLISHER: Specht Family Photograph
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
REMARK: Photograph obtained directly from Specht family descendant.
 

TITLE: Electrical Workers Local #697 picnic at Burlington Beach, Flint Lake, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: August 11, 1918
PUBLISHER: Specht Family Photograph
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
REMARK: Note the Kodak advertisement located in the center of the photograph. Photograph obtained directly from Specht family descendant.

 

TITLE: Charles Specht with fish and dog at Burlington Beach, Flint Lake, Valparaiso, Indiana.
DATE: circa 1910
PUBLISHER: AZO, Specht Family Photograph
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
REMARK: Photograph obtained directly from Specht family descendant.
 

TITLE: Children's "Mock Wedding" at Burlington Beach, Flint Lake, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: circa 1912
PUBLISHER: Specht Family Photograph
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
REMARK: Photograph obtained directly from Specht family descendant.

 

TITLE: "Specht's Corners" located at intersection of Burlington Beach Road and Route 49. Max Specht, age 6 years.
DATE: circa 1906
PUBLISHER: Specht Family Photograph
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
REMARK: Photograph obtained directly from Specht family descendant.
 

TITLE: Girls who washed at Specht's Resort at Burlington Beach, Flint Lake, Valparaiso, Indiana. Woman in center of photograph was the resort's cook.
DATE: circa 1910
PUBLISHER: Specht Family Photograph
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
REMARK: Photograph obtained directly from Specht family descendant.
 

TITLE: Specht's Resort, Burlington Beach, Flint Lake, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: circa 1906
PUBLISHER: AZO, Specht Family Photograph
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
REMARK: Photograph obtained directly from Specht family descendant.
 

TITLE: Children at Burlington Beach, Flint Lake, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: circa 1910
PUBLISHER: Specht Family Photograph
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
REMARK: Photograph obtained directly from Specht family descendant.
 

TITLE: Specht's Resort, Burlington Beach, Flint Lake, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: circa 1910
PUBLISHER: Specht Family Photograph
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
REMARK: Photograph obtained directly from Specht family descendant.
 

TITLE: Specht's Resort, Burlington Beach, Flint Lake, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: circa 1910
PUBLISHER: Specht Family Photograph
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
REMARK: Photograph obtained directly from Specht family descendant.
 

TITLE: Boarders at Specht's Resort, Burlington Beach, Flint Lake, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: circa 1910
PUBLISHER: Specht Family Photograph
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
REMARK: Photograph obtained directly from Specht family descendant.
 

TITLE: Swimmer on pier at Burlington Beach, Flint Lake, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: circa 1910
PUBLISHER: Specht Family Photograph
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
REMARK: Photograph obtained directly from Specht family descendant.
 

TITLE: Max Specht in derby and white shirt, Viola Specht in white blouse and stockings, and Vernon Clausen in black hat at Specht's Resort, Burlington Beach, Flint Lake, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: circa 1912
PUBLISHER: Specht Family Photograph
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
REMARK: Photograph obtained directly from Specht family descendant.
 

TITLE: Men at Burlington Beach, Flint Lake, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: circa 1910
PUBLISHER: Specht Family Photograph
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
REMARK: Photograph obtained directly from Specht family descendant.
 

TITLE: Bathing, Burlington Beach, Flint Lake, Valparaiso, Ind., Chas. P. Specht, Prop.
DATE: pre-1907 (undivided back)
PUBLISHER: Reading & Haase
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Burlington Hotel at Flint Lake, Valparaiso, Ind.
DATE: 1936
PUBLISHER: unknown (#119)
POSTMARK: July 15, 1936, Valparaiso, Indiana
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: At Burlington Beach. Flint Lake, Valparaiso, Ind.
DATE: 1934
PUBLISHER: unknown (#129)
POSTMARK: August 22, 1934, Valparaiso, Indiana
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

 

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