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Testing a jet-powered train in 1966

Atomic train. I saw those words while flipping through The Journal Gazette's film files and I just had to stop and pull the envelope out. Inside was a single film negative with w ...

January 31, 2019 1:00 am

March 1954: Northeastern Indiana Automobile Show

Reader Fred Warner recently wrote to share some memories of auto shows that took place at Memorial Coliseum in the 1950s. "I remember attending them with my family," he says. "I a ...

January 24, 2019 10:45 am

Oct. 9, 1975: 1 million bottlecaps

The year for this week's History Journal post was decided in a vote on Twitter. There will be more votes coming up, so follow us on social media to help decide what you see here! ...

January 17, 2019 9:00 am

July 6, 1998: A firehouse wedding

Ken Burson and Elizabeth Clegg Burson were married by the Rev. Victor Kolch on July 6, 1998, in a ceremony in the bucket of a hook and ladder fire truck above the Aboite Township f ...

January 10, 2019 11:00 am

Who was Gus? Solving a mystery from 1954

Gus German or Gus Herman? It's a mystery that appears to be 65 years old. In an archive photo published with History Journal on Dec. 27, a Fort Wayne Police Department patrolman w ...

January 3, 2019 2:50 pm