Tank Trips Archive

March 27, 2014

 

In 1941, Fort Wayne piston magnate, Fred Zollner, created Indiana's first professional basketball team, the Zollner Pistons, eventually launching the NBA.

Fort Wayne Zollner Pistons

In 1941, Fort Wayne piston magnate, Fred Zollner, created Indiana's first professional basketball team, the Zollner Pistons, eventually launching the NBA.

March 27, 2014

 

Fort Wayneâs Coney Island Wiener Stand has been owned and operated by the same family since 1914, serving visitors their original coney recipe and steamed buns.

Coney Island Weiner Stand

Fort Wayne’s Coney Island Wiener Stand has been owned and operated by the same family since 1914, serving visitors their original coney recipe and steamed buns.

March 27, 2014

 

Opened in 1983, Fort Wayneâs conservatory has over 25,000 square feet of indoor gardens, featuring 502 different plant species and 72 different types of cactus!

Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory

Opened in 1983, Fort Wayne’s conservatory has over 25,000 square feet of indoor gardens, featuring 502 different plant species and 72 different types of cactus!

March 27, 2014

 

Founded in 2010, the Fort Wayne Curling Club has the only dedicated curling facility in Indiana, attracting elite curlers worldwide to their annual bonspiels!

Fort Wayne Curling Club

Founded in 2010, the Fort Wayne Curling Club has the only dedicated curling facility in Indiana, attracting elite curlers worldwide to their annual bonspiels!

March 27, 2014

 

Founded in 1961, the Allen County Public Library's Genealogy Center has become the largest public center in the country, featuring over 1.1 million volumes!

The Genealogy Center

Founded in 1961, the Allen County Public Library's Genealogy Center has become the largest public center in the country, featuring over 1.1 million volumes!

March 27, 2014

 

During the 1920s and 1930s, the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Company achieved worldwide notoriety through their industry-changing innovations and designs.

Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum

During the 1920s and 1930s, the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Company achieved worldwide notoriety through their industry-changing innovations and designs.

July 18, 2013

 

For 100 years, the Evansville Museum of Arts, History, and Sciences has entertained visitors far and wide with their interactive exhibits and living history!

Evansville Transportation Center

For 100 years, the Evansville Museum of Arts, History, and Sciences has entertained visitors far and wide with their interactive exhibits and living history!

July 18, 2013

 

Built in 1871, the Reitz mansion was home to one of Evansville's founding families; today, it is one of the finest Victorian homes in the country!

Reitz Home Museum

Built in 1871, the Reitz mansion was home to one of Evansville's founding families; today, it is one of the finest Victorian homes in the country!

July 18, 2013

 

As one of the oldest restaurants in Evansville, the Hilltop Inn continues its legacy today featuring their world-renowned brain sandwiches!

Hilltop Inn’s Brain Sandwiches

As one of the oldest restaurants in Evansville, the Hilltop Inn continues its legacy today featuring their world-renowned brain sandwiches!

July 18, 2013

 

Looking for a creative outlet, Todd Hubbard became a Master Luthier.  Today, Hubbard continues to share his custom-made guitars with musicians around the world!

Hubbard Guitars

Looking for a creative outlet, Todd Hubbard became a Master Luthier. Today, Hubbard continues to share his custom-made guitars with musicians around the world!

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