Coming Detractions

We’re working on stories about:

  • The Carson Inn [Thorntown]
  • Amoco/Standard Oil [Statewide]
  • Jim Jones and the People’s Temple [Indianapolis]
  • The Canal system [Statewide]
  • Thunder Island [Westfield]
  • LS Ayres [Statewide]
  • Nike Missile Silos [Northwest Indiana]
  • National Homes [Lafayette]
If you have any interesting stories or tempting pictures to share on these or any other topic, contact us.


  1. You’ve likely already answered this years ago but I’m very disorganized so . . . You’re interested in still extant nike bases, not temporary ones which left no physical trace & apparently not a single photo, correct? and in canals which were actually built, not ones planned but leaving no physical evidence, right?

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