Bricks in the Attic

by Josh on March 21, 2008 · 2 comments

in Journal

While working on bedroom remodeling project, I found two bricks on a piece of cardboard in one of the attic crawlspaces. The bricks are from the Belden Brick Co. of Canton, Ohio, and are in great shape. Belden has been around since 1885, so they could have sourced the original bricks for the house, but […]


Got Plate, Need Car

by Josh on November 2, 2007 · 2 comments

in antiques,House History,Local

Our house was built in 1923 with an attached garage for a car. Now I’ve got a 1923 Minnesota license plate that could have been attached to that car.


Fresh Bungalow Pies

by Josh on August 17, 2006 · 25 comments

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Every now and then I visit a little online auction site looking for house parts and decorations. I found this nifty “Bungalow Pies” pan a few days ago and thought it would look great on my kitchen wall. We already have other functional wall decorations in the kitchen including a pot rack and a serving […]