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Vanderbilt Farm in Brookston, Indiana
Sepia photograph of Vanderbilt farm in Brookston, Indiana. Photograph includes the family standing along the fense, sitting in carriage and stading alongside two horses. Two children sit on the fense wearing dresses. A dog stands in the yard. The house is likely a late Greek Revival style farm house. In the background is a windmilll.
Two men in a wagon pulled by two horses on Indiana farm
Sepia mounted photograph of two men, one is likely Byron Vanderbilt, in carriage harnessed to two horses and stopped in front of a house. Handwritten text on the back of the photograph reads “the off horse is ‘Star Pointer’ time 1.59 1/4, owner B. M. Vanderbilt.” View includes an iron fence and dirt road. Both men are wearing suites and hats. In the background is a farm and house located in Brookston, Indiana. Star Pointer was a harness race horse, the first go a mile in less than two minutes.
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