Category Archives: Reblog

US41 closed by train derailment

ATTICA, Ind. (WLFI) — A train derailed near McDonald’s in Attica closed U.S. Highway 41 around 11:30 p.m. Saturday night. Police say the road will be shut down for several hours and drivers should avoid the area.

According to witness, the train was traveling to the town when they suddenly heard the train’s engage its breaks. That’s when Several train cars left the track and spilled their contents on top of passenger vehicles owned by Basic Auto Sales.

According to Attica Police, no injures were reported. No fuel leaks have been reported.

Officials say drivers can use North 500 E or County Road 200 W to get into near by Warren County.

We will have more information as it becomes available.

http://wlfi.com/2016/01/03/train-derailment-in-attica-closes-us-hwy-41/

18 Rare Photos Taken In Indiana During The Great Depression

18 Rare Photos Taken In Indiana During The Great Depression

The Hoosier state has definitely endured our fair share of rough times. One of the many rough times being the Great Depression which took place from 1929 to 1939. The Great Depression was the deepest and most devastating economic downturn in our history. Fortunately, the quality of life has improved in the state of Indiana since that time.

Have you ever wondered what life looked like in Indiana during the Great Depression? Here are some rare photos taken in Indiana during that time.

1. This housed a family of ten in Brown County in 1935.

1. This housed a family of ten in Brown County in 1935.

Click the link below to see the rest of this fascinating story:

http://www.onlyinyourstate.com/indiana/rare-photos-taken-in/