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sladys
06-19-2007, 05:15 PM
This is a discussion thread for the following file:<br><br><b><a href=http://www.gearthhacks.com/dlfile25863/Amish-horses-and-buggies.htm>Amish horses and buggies</a></b><br><br>Amish Horses & Buggies at Martins Supermarket in Nappanee, Indiana. <br><br><img src=http://www.gearthhacks.com/images/new/080505/544656amish.jpg>

bc219
06-19-2007, 07:20 PM
You see them all over around here, I just thought that I'd try to find a group of them together. I used to go to this store a lot and it's neat to have the buggies lined up right by the cars.

Tom Baldwin
06-20-2007, 06:10 AM
You see them all over around here...
Great find, bc219!! I was intrigued by your post. Google tells us:

“Nappanee is the center of one of the largest Amish settlements in the United States. Nearly 2,500 Old Order Amish live, work and interact with residents and visitors.”

The Challenge? Have a look at my attachment. See if you can find more Amish transport in the local area. :yep:

bc219
06-20-2007, 04:56 PM
Here is some more stuff that I found. I even have several small Amish schools on here. There are two other nearby towns, Middlebury and Shipshewana that are also filled with Amish...

Tom Baldwin
06-22-2007, 05:32 AM
The Challenge? See if you can find more Amish transport in the local area. :yep:
I guess I accepted my own challenge! See attachment. The 12 new finds have white placemarks. We now have 30.

Did you notice in the June Sightseer that just nine Amish transport sightings got "Placemark of the Month"?:shock:

Tom Baldwin
06-23-2007, 02:16 PM
Another challenge - find a greater density of Amish rigs than this!:spin:

Tom Baldwin
06-23-2007, 06:48 PM
Here are 30+ Amish carriages, NE of Topeka, Indiana.

No horses, so perhaps it's a carriage builder? Perhaps they're in for a 5000 mile service?? :D

Does anyone know?

sladys
06-23-2007, 07:25 PM
Here are 30 or so. Maybe a buggie sale.

bc219
06-26-2007, 02:11 PM
Here are 30+ Amish carriages, NE of Topeka, Indiana.

No horses, so perhaps it's a carriage builder? Perhaps they're in for a 5000 mile service?? :D

Does anyone know?


WOW thats a good one!! I'm going to look around and see if I can find anything else thats good... It's nice to be able to do this at work.. haha

bc219
06-26-2007, 02:20 PM
Here are 30 or so. Maybe a buggie sale.


Hmmmm white buggies? I don't think I've ever seen one...

sladys
06-26-2007, 02:27 PM
Above my thumbnail and to the left you see the buggies. The black ones. :D

bc219
06-26-2007, 02:40 PM
This place is an actual buggy shop... Still haven't found anything better than the 70+ yet though!

Tom Baldwin
06-26-2007, 03:24 PM
Still haven't found anything better than the 70+ yet though!
How about this possible 110.:spin: Since you're local to this area perhaps you know...:yep:

sladys
06-26-2007, 04:06 PM
Maybe they are this type of buggy

bc219
06-27-2007, 02:41 PM
I'm not sure if those are actual buggies. They always seem to be 100% black unless recently they have been putting white tops on them for cooling purposes however I don't think so.

Speaking of white, it's easy to identify Amish structures (esp. houses) because they are almost always white, the families will also keep the same house through generations and keep adding on, always in white. They also always seem to have gravel driveways instead of concrete.

Although that 110 seemed to be near white buildings and gravel I also should let you know that northern Indiana (Elkhart, Middlebury, etc...) is known for its production of trailers and modular homes and buildings, it looks like those might be trailers.

They say that Pennsylvania also has a lot of Ammos... Especially in Lancaster.

SpiderX22
06-27-2007, 02:59 PM
Most of PA (the Lancaster region) is sadly still in lo-res..so no Amish to find there.

Tom Baldwin
06-27-2007, 07:10 PM
I'm not sure if those are actual buggies. They always seem to be 100% black unless recently they have been putting white tops on them for cooling purposes however I don't think so.
Have a look at the attachment, a white-topper among 19 black-toppers...:stare:


Speaking of white, it's easy to identify Amish structures (esp. houses) because they are almost always white, the families will also keep the same house through generations and keep adding on, always in white.
Unfortunately, from overhead, grey roofs are the standard!:slant:


They say that Pennsylvania also has a lot of Ammos... Especially in Lancaster.
Yes - went to Lancaster a couple of days ago - low resolution!!:(

Tom Baldwin
06-28-2007, 03:27 PM
I thought this thread had died so I started posting over in GE Community. Now that thread seems moribund so here goes (see attachments).:yep: