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Here is an excellent way to decorate your den, family room, entertainment room, bar, hallway, or any other area within your home or business, and help support this website too! The "good old days" can be celebrated through this series of prints of Columbus Indiana, offered by the Historic Columbus Indiana website. Whether it was cruising through A & W Root Beer, Frisch's Big Boy, or shopping at G C Murphy, show off your own personal memories through this collection of wonderful pictures.

All prints measure 13h" x 19w" (actual paper size), are printed on heavy stock photo paper, and shipped in a protective tube. Please add $4.95 P & H for PRIORITY Shipping, or, if you live in the Columbus area, call me at 373-9277 and I'll deliver the print to you. 

Acceptable methods of payment are: cash, personal check, cashiers check, or money order. Please make all checks payable to David Sechrest, and mail all payments to Historic Columbus Indiana, c/o David Sechrest, 4240 N. 200 West, Columbus IN 47201. Please include your phone number in case I have any questions.

 All proceeds from the sale of these prints support the operating costs of the Historic Columbus Indiana website.











This is just a small sampling of prints available for you to purchase. Many more are available. If you see a picture from my pics links that you really like, email me and let me know. Poster size prints (24" x 36") of some of the picture offerings on this site are available as well. Just drop me a line and let me know what your interests are. I will be more than happy to work with you anyway I can.

email: Dave Sechrest



This print of the old A & W Root Beer Stand on 25th Street is a beautiful reminder of how the place looked in the early 1960's.

Your Price:  $15.00, plus S & H




A great shot of Becker's A & W from 1960 and what a hangout it was for people of all ages.



Your Price:  $15.00, plus S & H




This collage of pictures shows Central when it was Columbus High School. The photos are from 1916, 1927, and 1940. With plans in the works to build a new "Central" on this location, this building only has a few more years before it will be demolished.

Your Price:  $15.00, plus S & H



This collage of various buildings were once located where the Commons Mall is today. The top two pictures sat on the Washington Street side, and the bottom were located on the 3rd Street side.


Your Price:  $15.00, plus S & H





This print depicts various scenes of Washington Street from the early 1900's through the 1940's from approximately the same location.


Your Price: $18.00, plus S & H





This panoramic view of downtown Columbus was taken by me in early October, 2003. A beautiful addition to any office or home!


Your Price: $18.00, plus S & H




For those of you interested in old gas stations, this print highlights gas stations that were once located in the downtown area.


Your Price: $15.00, plus S& H




When I was a kid growing up in Columbus, any trip downtown warranted a visit to G. C. Murphy. This nostalgic print will surely bring back many fond memories of a simpler time.


Your Price: $15.00, plus S & H




The old interurban sits in the middle of Washington Street just north of 3rd street, waiting to make its rounds. a beautiful black and white reminder of Columbus from the late 1930's/ early 1940's.

Your Price: $15.00, plus S & H

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