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Tracy Jackson Rides Bicycle Through Flooding at Pittsfield Village, June 1989

Tracy Jackson Rides Bicycle Through Flooding at Pittsfield Village, June 1989 image
Published In
Ypsilanti Press, June 2, 1989
Caption
Tracy Jackson, 10, of Pittsfield Township, takes a cool bike ride through the ready-made lake behind Village Townhomes caused by a water main break Thursday.

New State Savings Bank at Washtenaw Road and Pittsfield Boulevard, January 1955

New State Savings Bank at Washtenaw Road and Pittsfield Boulevard, January 1955 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, January 11, 1955
Caption
DRIVE-IN BANK TO OPEN: The State Savings Bank will display its new Pittsfield drive-in branch bank tomorrow when the building at Washtenaw Rd. and Pittsfield Blvd. will be open from 4 to 9 p.m.

School Bus Waiting Shelter on Waters Road, January 1963

School Bus Waiting Shelter on Waters Road, January 1963 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, January 21, 1963
Caption
WAITING'S COZY: These school children are reasonably comfortable while waiting for the school bus these cold mornings, thanks to Paul Augustine of 250 Waters Rd., Pittsfield township. He built the playhouse-sized shelter on his property at the corner of S. Main Rd. so that the neighborhood's students may be out of the elements.

Construction on Swift Run Drain in Pittsfield Township, February 1957

Construction on Swift Run Drain in Pittsfield Township, February 1957 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, February 18, 1957
Caption
SWIFT RUN DRAIN: Costing $228,000, work on the Swift Run Drain in Pittsfield township has started. The drain pipes will replace the open drain shown in the picture. Serving two-thirds of Pittsfield Village, Pittsfield Park and all of the township east of US-23 between Packard Rd. and Washtenaw Ave. and Oak Park and Washtenaw Heights Subdivisions north of the Central Ave., the drain will connect with the Ann Arbor trunkline near Hogback Rd. and Huron River Dr. The Ginno Innai Construction Co. of Dearborn is doing the work, financed by a 20-year bond issue. The picture was taken between Pittsfield Park and US-23.

Inspecting Historical Cemetery, August 1956

Inspecting Historical Cemetery, August 1956 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, August 29, 1956
Caption
JUDGE INSPECTS CEMETERY: Before adjourning the case for two months, Circuit Judge Herman Dehnke of Harrisville (right) recessed the court hearing on the fate of this "historic" cemetery to inspect the site off Packard Rd. near Yost Blvd. The Daughters of the American Revolution which is seeking to preserve the cemetery, built the stone wall in 1938. Attorneys Clan Crawford, jr., (left), who represents the DAR, and Arthur C. Lehman, Pittsfield township attorney, accompanied Judge Dehnke on his inspection.

Fire Destroys Home on Ellsworth Rd, February 1965

Fire Destroys Home on Ellsworth Rd, February 1965 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, February 4, 1965
Caption
Pittsfield Township Home Burns Pittsfield Township firemen spent more than three hours this morning battling a fire which ruined this frame dwelling at 171 W. Ellsworth Rd. Sheriff's deputies said Mrs. Helen Richardson and her family escaped to safety. Flames swept through the interior and roof of the structure. Firemen believe the blaze started in a rear section of the dwelling and spread rapidly to the front. The house is owned by Kenneth Havoline, sheriff's men reported.