High: 48°F ~ Low: 30°F
Friday, Feb. 5, 2016
Picturing the Past 83: A look at Lane StreetPosted Tuesday, October 19, 2010, at 9:54 AM
An undated postcard of Lane Street in Shelbyville. (Photo contributed)
This looks almost like it could be from the intersection of Deery Street and East Lane Street looking, as the caption on the photo reads, west. The northwest side of that intersection, which today is occupied by an office building, had an large, old home known as the Ruth home until the 1970s, set back off the road -- notice what appears to be a large yard at right center.
The old homes along North Main Street continue to disappear. But the area between Madison, Deery and East Lane Streets east of the post office and west of Bryant Street, which is designated as a historic district, retains much of its original look.
Picturing the Past is featured each Tuesday in this blog. Reader contributions are welcome.
Showing comments in chronological order
[Show most recent comments first]
Respond to this blog
Posting a comment requires free registration:
David Melson is a copy editor and staff writer for the Times-Gazette.
Hot topicsPicturing the past 205: Floods
(14 ~ 1:24 PM, Jan 21)
Picturing the Past 36: Old Sonic, Burger Chef disappear
Picturing the Past 71: Riding the railroad
Picturing the Past 204: Sam Moore's store
Picturing the Past 187: Remembering the lost