Historic Photographs

Home

Search

Subject Browse
Browse by Subject >>

State/City Browse
Alaska
Alabama
Arkansas
Arizona
California
Colorado
Connecticut
District of Columbia
Delaware
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Iowa
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Massachusetts
Maryland
Maine
Michigan
Minnesota
Missouri
Mississippi
Montana
North Carolina
North Dakota
Nebraska
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
Nevada
New York
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Virginia
Vermont
Washington
Wisconsin
West Virginia
Wyoming

Home

>

Indiana

>

Madison

>

Ben Schroeder Saddle Tree Company, 106 Milton Street, Madison, Jefferson County, IN



B&W Photos

HB465954
Blacksmith Shop, Gluing Shop, House, And Woodworking Shop

HB465955
Gluing And Blacksmith Shop On Left, Woodshop On Right

HB465956
Boiler Shop And Woodworking Shop, South Elevations

HB465957
Gluing Shop And House, West Elevations

HB465958
Gluing Shop And House, West Elevations

HB465959
Gluing Shop, Interior, Looking South

HB465960
Gluing Shop Interior, Northeast Corner

HB465961
Gluing Shop, Interior, Looking North(annotated) (see Negative Env.)

HB465962
Gluing Shop, Interior, Looking North(see Negative Env.)

HB465963
House, South Elevation

HB465964
House, South Gable Detail

HB465965
Blacksmith Shop Interior, Looking West (annotated)

HB465966
Blacksmith Shop Interior, Looking Southeast

HB465967
Blacksmith Shop Interior, Looking Southwest

HB465968
Blacksmith Shop Interior, Looking East

HB465969
Woodworking Shop Interior, Looking Northeast

HB465970
Woodworking Shop Interior, Southeast Corner

HB465971
Woodworking Shop Interior, Southeast Corner

HB465972
Sawmill, Interior Looking North

HB465973
Woodworking Shop, West And North Elevations (annotated)


Item Title
Woodworking Shop, West And North Elevations (annotated)

Location
106 Milton Street, Madison, IN

Find maps of Madison, IN


Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER IN-26
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-7; N653; N940).
Building/structure dates: 1876 initial construction
Significance: Established in 1878, the Ben Schroeder Saddle Tree Company was a family-run enterprise which manufactured wooden saddle trees, the forms that create the spine for a finished saddle. The shop, which reflected the handicraft nature of the manufacturing process, was closed when the last family member died in 1972. The abandonment of the shop coincides with the death of an industry, for the Ben Schroeder Company was the last firm to manufacture wooden saddle trees in the U.S.

Subjects
Brick Buildings
Factories
Residential Facilities


Related Names
Schroeder, Ben
Schroeder, Joseph
Schroeder, John Benedict
Schroeder, Leo
Schroeder, Charlie


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. BLACKSMITH SHOP, GLUING SHOP, HOUSE, AND WOODWORKING SHOP
2. GLUING AND BLACKSMITH SHOP ON LEFT, WOODSHOP ON RIGHT
3. BOILER SHOP AND WOODWORKING SHOP, SOUTH ELEVATIONS
4. GLUING SHOP AND HOUSE, WEST ELEVATIONS
5. GLUING SHOP AND HOUSE, WEST ELEVATIONS
6. GLUING SHOP, INTERIOR, LOOKING SOUTH
7. GLUING SHOP INTERIOR, NORTHEAST CORNER
8. GLUING SHOP, INTERIOR, LOOKING NORTH(Annotated) (See negative env.)
9. GLUING SHOP, INTERIOR, LOOKING NORTH(See negative env.)
10. HOUSE, SOUTH ELEVATION
11. HOUSE, SOUTH GABLE DETAIL
12. BLACKSMITH SHOP INTERIOR, LOOKING WEST (Annotated)
13. BLACKSMITH SHOP INTERIOR, LOOKING SOUTHEAST
14. BLACKSMITH SHOP INTERIOR, LOOKING SOUTHWEST
15. BLACKSMITH SHOP INTERIOR, LOOKING EAST
16. WOODWORKING SHOP INTERIOR, LOOKING NORTHEAST
17. WOODWORKING SHOP INTERIOR, SOUTHEAST CORNER
18. WOODWORKING SHOP INTERIOR, SOUTHEAST CORNER
19. SAWMILL, INTERIOR LOOKING NORTH
20. WOODWORKING SHOP, WEST AND NORTH ELEVATIONS (Annotated)
21. WOODWORKING SHOP INTERIOR, LOOKING SOUTHWEST
22. WOODWORKING INTERIOR, LOOKING SOUTH
23. WOODWORKING SHOP, INTERIOR, LOOKING SOUTHEAST
24. WOODWORKING SHOP INTERIOR, SOUTH WALL WITH DOOR TO BOILER ROOM
25. WOODWORKING SHOP INTERIOR, LOOKING NORTH
26. SADDLE TREE IN WOODWORKING SHOP
27. SADDLE TREES STORED IN HOUSE
28. SADDLE TREES AND PARTS STORED IN HOUSE


Back to Madison, Indiana