Primghar boosters of 1911.

TIME CAPSULE PHOTOS

From the Hub Hotel--1915 Capsule

Primghar, O'Brien County, Iowa

Originals stored at Heritage Park


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This colored version is not the same picture colored. And it is not a color photograph. Artists filled in the proper color and printers turned them into postcards.
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South side of the square. Many of the buildings are still here. The 1st National Bank building on the far end will probably be demolished soon (2002)
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With sandstone steps, marble interior, the First National Bank building must have been nice in its heyday. The right hand portion was the Masonic Temple.
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One building--on the far end of the block--is still standing. The third building was J's Place--a bar.
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The Hub Hotel, the source of the time capsule, is shown on this ink blotter. The Illinois Central Railroad's schedule is on the right.
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West Side of the Square. Primghar Saving's Bank, on the corner, has a new building on the corner now. Maybe one of the other buildings remains.
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East side of the square. The fourth building still stands. Note the power poles with some 32 wires on it.
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Railyard. Looking south, I believe. Coal powered steam engines would have been the motive power. Today, coal shards can be found in many places.
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First National Bank check. Note the 190_ date. A century ago.
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Political Advertising. Bessie Beers--Republican Nominee for County Recorder.
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A bootmaker's transaction form. "Repairing neatly done" I wonder if he did harness work too.
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A summary sheet for the Time Capsule. Lists the builders, churches, county officers, and judges
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O'Brien County Historical Society

Corner of Heritage Park Road and 1st St NE
PO Box 385
Primghar, IA 51245
Tel: 712.757.xxxx


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