Category Archives: Traders Point in general

Dandy Trail Photos – 100+ years old!

Blogger Jim Grey called a few months ago with interesting news. He had purchased a few glass plate negatives on Ebay (of all places) that were entitled Dandy Trail photos. We agreed to meet at the Traders Point Loft for … Continue reading

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Bike trail push for Eagle Creek stirs controversy (HT IBJ)

Chris O’Malley May 3, 2012 With knobby tires and shock absorbers, a mountain bike peddled by a skilled rider can smite the roughest trail with a cloud of dust. Mountain bikers have salivated for years about building trails in the rolling … Continue reading

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1956 Traders Point, Indiana flood

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courtesy Joe Wagle, New Augusta, Indiana

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New flood images from a 1956 8mm movie

Today I went to a Pike Township Historical Society meeting.   Joe Wagle of New Augusta shared a couple of 3 minute 8mm color movies his Dad made in 1956.   One was of the May 1956 flood at Traders … Continue reading

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Photo evidence of the village of Traders Point

source: George Wilkins and the archives of Pike Township Historical Society

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Kappel family retires from operating Farm Bureau Co-op

Bill Kappel retired from operating the Farm Bureau Co-op at the end of 2011.   A fixture in the Traders Point area for several decades, Bill, his wife, and their son Greg, operated the only remaining business in the village … Continue reading

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Order the selected stories of Traders Point (free pdf)

<a href="https://rossreller.files.wordpress.com/2012/01/traders-point-stories-revised-05-07.pdf”>Traders Point stories revised .05.07

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