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Peru, Indiana

Interesting places in Peru, Indiana:
Miami County Courthouse   South Peru Elementary
Cole Porter Birthplace   The Peru Depot/ Ole Olsen Memorial Theatre
Peru Utilities   Square D Company Peru, In
Peru Municipal Golf Course   Peru High / Junior High School

Peru is a city in Miami County, Indiana, United States. The population was 12,994 at the 2000 census. The city is the county seat of Miami County^GR6.

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CocteauBoy Clippings

CocteauBoy Clippings
Made by CocteauBoy
A newspaper clipping from the Peru Tribune when I (on left) was a kid playing with cousins Tommy and Tammy and Brother (on right) on a dock in Peru. The clipping reads: Tribune photographer Kathryn Mehling discovered recently that a camera often attracts a crowd in a hurry. She spotted a boy playing on a loading dock at the Peru Grain & Coal Co., corner of E. Canal and Broadway, while his mother visited a friend nearby. The camera came into view and within a few seconds there were four children on the dock. From left, Troy Tolley, age 7, Thomas Wold, 6, Tammy Wold, 9, and Ty Tolley, 6. The Tolleys are the children of Mr. and Mrs. Phil Tolley, 134 E. Franklin Street. The Wolds belong to Mr. and Mrs. Carl Wold 175 W. Sixth St.

Thomisidae

Thomisidae
Made by Furryscaly
I found this yellow crab spider in Maconaquah Park in in Miami County, Indiana. He was actually found near a stream, but I moved him into the light so I could get a better photo. The crab spider family is Thomisidae, but I'm not sure what genus or species this is. Any help would be appreciated. Possible Mecaphesa, based on the following photo (among other reasons): bugguide.net/node/view/548865/bgimage

He Can't See You If You Don't Move

He Can't See You If You Don't Move
Made by Furryscaly
One of three female northern green frogs, Rana clamitans melanota, I found in Maconaquah Park in Miami County, Indiana. Females have a tympanum (eardrum) about the same size as their eye. Males' tympanums are much larger. Unlike the similar American bullfrog, green frogs have dorsolateral ridges along their sides. They also don't get as large.

Miami County Courthouse (Peru, Indiana)

Miami County Courthouse (Peru, Indiana)
Made by courthouselover
Completed December 31, 1910 this courthouse was designed by the architectural firm of Lehman and Schmitt of Cleveland, Ohio. Miami County is pronounced the same way the city in Florida is pronounced, and the county seat is pronounced the same way the country in South America is pronounced. No odd Midwestern pronunciations here.

Milwaukee Road Baggage-Dormitory 1351, Ex-14 Section Touralux 5749 "Mount Stuart". Interior View

Milwaukee Road Baggage-Dormitory 1351, Ex-14 Section Touralux 5749 "Mount Stuart". Interior View
Made by skytop45
Milwaukee Road Baggage-Dormitory 1351, ex-14 Section Touralux 5749 Mount Stuart. Ordered 2/1946, Delivered 6/1947-9/1947. Retired 1971. Now at the Siding Restaurant, Peru, IN. View showing some of the electrical installed when the car was converted to a Baggage-Dormitory in 1959.

Milwaukee Road Baggage-Dormitory 1351, Ex-14 Section Touralux 5749 "Mount Stuart". Door Detail

Milwaukee Road Baggage-Dormitory 1351, Ex-14 Section Touralux 5749 "Mount Stuart". Door Detail
Made by skytop45
Milwaukee Road Baggage-Dormitory 1351, ex-14 Section Touralux 5749 Mount Stuart. Ordered 2/1946, Delivered 6/1947-9/1947. Retired 1971. Now at the Siding Restaurant, Peru, IN. Entry from lower level, note the door and porthole window...Classic Milwaukee.

Milwaukee Road Baggage-Dormitory 1351, Ex-14 Section Touralux 5749 "Mount Stuart". Entry

Milwaukee Road Baggage-Dormitory 1351, Ex-14 Section Touralux 5749 "Mount Stuart". Entry
Made by skytop45
Milwaukee Road Baggage-Dormitory 1351, ex-14 Section Touralux 5749 Mount Stuart. Ordered 2/1946, Delivered 6/1947-9/1947. Retired 1971. Now at the Siding Restaurant, Peru, IN. Main entry with stairs leading to baggage door and entry to the upper level.

Milwaukee Road Baggage-Dormitory 1351, Ex-14 Section Touralux 5749 "Mount Stuart". Dining room

Milwaukee Road Baggage-Dormitory 1351, Ex-14 Section Touralux 5749 "Mount Stuart". Dining room
Made by skytop45
Milwaukee Road Baggage-Dormitory 1351, ex-14 Section Touralux 5749 Mount Stuart. Ordered 2/1946, Delivered 6/1947-9/1947. Retired 1971. Now at the Siding Restaurant, Peru, IN. The womens lounge has been removed to make way for a dining room.

Milwaukee Road Baggage-Dormitory 1351, Ex-14 Section Touralux 5749 "Mount Stuart". Touralux Berth

Milwaukee Road Baggage-Dormitory 1351, Ex-14 Section Touralux 5749 "Mount Stuart". Touralux Berth
Made by skytop45
Milwaukee Road Baggage-Dormitory 1351, ex-14 Section Touralux 5749 Mount Stuart. Ordered 2/1946, Delivered 6/1947-9/1947. Retired 1971. Now at the Siding Restaurant, Peru, IN. The last surviving upper and lower Touralux berth of 234 built.

Milwaukee Road Baggage-Dormitory 1351, Ex-14 Section Touralux 5749 "Mount Stuart". Road Ghosting

Milwaukee Road Baggage-Dormitory 1351, Ex-14 Section Touralux 5749 "Mount Stuart". Road Ghosting
Made by skytop45
Milwaukee Road Baggage-Dormitory 1351, ex-14 Section Touralux 5749 Mount Stuart. Ordered 2/1946, Delivered 6/1947-9/1947. Retired 1971. Now at the Siding Restaurant, Peru, IN. Notice the Ghosting of the Road decals through the paint.

Milwaukee Road Baggage-Dormitory 1351, Ex-14 Section Touralux 5749 "Mount Stuart". Dining Room

Milwaukee Road Baggage-Dormitory 1351, Ex-14 Section Touralux 5749 "Mount Stuart". Dining Room
Made by skytop45
Milwaukee Road Baggage-Dormitory 1351, ex-14 Section Touralux 5749 Mount Stuart. Ordered 2/1946, Delivered 6/1947-9/1947. Retired 1971. Now at the Siding Restaurant, Peru, IN. Whats left of the last Touralux sections in the world.

Milwaukee Road Baggage-Dormitory 1351, Ex-14 Section Touralux 5749 "Mount Stuart". Dining Room

Milwaukee Road Baggage-Dormitory 1351, Ex-14 Section Touralux 5749 "Mount Stuart". Dining Room
Made by skytop45
Milwaukee Road Baggage-Dormitory 1351, ex-14 Section Touralux 5749 Mount Stuart. Ordered 2/1946, Delivered 6/1947-9/1947. Retired 1971. Now at the Siding Restaurant, Peru, IN. Dining room adjcent to Touralux and Coach 612.

Milwaukee Road Baggage-Dormitory 1351, Ex-14 Section Touralux 5749 "Mount Stuart". Dining Room

Milwaukee Road Baggage-Dormitory 1351, Ex-14 Section Touralux 5749 "Mount Stuart". Dining Room
Made by skytop45
Milwaukee Road Baggage-Dormitory 1351, ex-14 Section Touralux 5749 Mount Stuart. Ordered 2/1946, Delivered 6/1947-9/1947. Retired 1971. Now at the Siding Restaurant, Peru, IN. Former Touralux sections used as booths.

Milwaukee Road Coach 612, ex-524. Vestibule

Milwaukee Road Coach 612, ex-524. Vestibule
Made by skytop45
Milwaukee Road Coach 612, ex-524. Ordered 5/1947, Delivered 12/1947-3/1948. Retired 1971. Now at the Siding Restaurant, Peru, IN. At some point this car had its crash posts removed and the vestibule opened up.

Milwaukee Road Coach 612, ex-524. End View

Milwaukee Road Coach 612, ex-524. End View
Made by skytop45
Milwaukee Road Coach 612, ex-524. Ordered 5/1947, Delivered 12/1947-3/1948. Retired 1971. Now at the Siding Restaurant, Peru, IN. As you can see, the crash posts and end sheet have been removed from this car.

Milwaukee Road Baggage-Dormitory 1351, Ex-14 Section Touralux 5749 "Mount Stuart". Dining Room.

Milwaukee Road Baggage-Dormitory 1351, Ex-14 Section Touralux 5749 "Mount Stuart". Dining Room.
Made by skytop45
Milwaukee Road Baggage-Dormitory 1351, ex-14 Section Touralux 5749 Mount Stuart. Ordered 2/1946, Delivered 6/1947-9/1947. Retired 1971. Now at the Siding Restaurant, Peru, IN. Dining in the baggage section

Family is Looking Up

Family is Looking Up
Made by CocteauBoy
Uncle Jim, Aunt Florence, (bev's empty seat), Dad, Waiter, Boyfriend Bobby, Me, Cousin Jennifer, Aunt Judy reflected in the ceiling mirror of our Mexican Dinner out together!

C&O 8230 at Peru

C&O 8230 at Peru
Made by SPZahn
C&O U23B #8230 at Peru Indiana on Nov. 2, 1976. Everything in this shot is now gone...the rail line through Peru, the yard, the coaling tower, and this locomotive.

Power in Peru

Power in Peru
Made by rexp2
Power Plant at Peru, Indiana. Photographed with a Wraten 15 dark yellow filter on a 90mm lens with a Horseman VH-R camera using Efke 25 plate film.

Milwaukee Road Coach 612, ex-524. Womens Bathroom

Milwaukee Road Coach 612, ex-524. Womens Bathroom
Made by skytop45
Milwaukee Road Coach 612, ex-524. Ordered 5/1947, Delivered 12/1947-3/1948. Retired 1971. Now at the Siding Restaurant, Peru, IN.



Nearest places of interest:

Bunker Hill, Indiana
TB-58A Hustler
The Peru Depot/ Ole Olsen Memorial Theatre
South Peru Elementary
  Miami County Courthouse
Peru High / Junior High School
Miami County Speedway
Mexico, Indiana

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