High: 89°F ~ Low: 69°F
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Picturing the Past 157: Wolf Meadows todayPosted Wednesday, May 2, 2012, at 4:09 PM
I was told these are the remains of the old house which stood at Wolf Meadows west for Shelbyville for years. (T-G Photo by David Melson)
But while I was photographing search efforts in the Wolf Meadows area where Bobby Smelcer's skull was found, I stopped by the remains of the old house so many young Bedford Countians were fascinated with (the search is some distance away from the house area).
As you can see, there's nothing left but a pile of rubble where the house burned quite a few years ago. I photographed the fire that night and am trying to remember...it seems like it was a warm Friday night during football season, maybe in the 1990s or late 1980s.
And I'm surprised no one ran off the bluff on the west side of Stewart Road back when there was a lot of night traffic. I hadn't been there in years, and I'm not sure if I was ever there in the daytime, so never noticed the deep dropoff.
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 110: Buggies hit the road
(6 ~ 10:37 AM, Mar 24)
Picturing the past 205: Floods
Picturing the Past 36: Old Sonic, Burger Chef disappear
Picturing the Past 71: Riding the railroad
Picturing the Past 204: Sam Moore's store