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below to navigate along Main Street or move north or south.)
view along Main Street starting at the east side shows the Hotel
Opera House on the west corners of the East side Square.
along the B & O R.R. tracks is first, The Brucker Planing
then, The Sutter - Barkdull Company. Just beyond Smiley Avenue
the west side of Broadway is The Shelby Cycle Company.
B & O R. R. Depot is on the west side of the tracks on the
side of Main Street. Further south along the east side of the
is the newly constructed Electric Light facility. On
west side of the tracks can be seen the old Wilson Cemetery
had to be moved, to make room for the expanding
Sales Book Company.
the Main Street bridge can be seen the Heath Mill and the
Hotel on the north side and the Sutter Store, Town Hall,
Office and Engine House on the south side.
along the Blackfork River can be seen the Central
School (no bandstand yet). Just beyond that, the Blackfork
a Huge meander west to a point just next to South
Street. This meander area was to become the future site
Skiles Football Field after the river was dredged and
Much previous to the time of this map, this low
area was used as a mill pond during Shelby's
years. The small stream that flows into the Blackfork
the east was moved from the path shown to one that
flows under the B & O R. R. just adjacent to where the
Cemetery is shown on this map.
had previously been Mill and Depot streets have been
into Whitney. On the west side of the Whitney Street
is the Carriage Works (north) and the Foundry (south).
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