Vintage views of Worthington

I recently cataloged a series of photographs in the Caufield & Shook Collection for the University of Louisville Archives and Special Collections Library that were commissioned by the Louisville Gas & Electric Company. Although the original intent of the photographs was to document property prior to tree removal, they also document when this area was primarily farmland rather than developed residential and commercial real estate.

Here’s what the intersection of Brownsboro Lane and Chamberlain Lane looked like then:

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Here’s what the intersection of Brownsboro Lane and Chamberlain Lane look like now:

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Click through these images to see more views of Worthington from 1928.


2 Comments on “Vintage views of Worthington”

  1. Steven Skaggs says:

    amazing!

    • xheatherfox says:

      Hi Steven, make sure to look through our entire digital collection site. You can browse by street, neighborhood and subject, or just do a keyword search!


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