INDIANA FILM RACE – 2018
Day Three: Putnam County - September 29, 2018
TEAM: GOLD POINT STUDIOS
Located in the southwestern portion of the county, it is north of Manhattan on US 40. Manhattan Road, also listed as County Road 445 W, runs north from US 40, parallel to Big Walnut Creek. (Manhattan road changes its name as it move north from CR 445 W to CR 375 W.) Almost immediately after crossing a railroad track, there is a road on the west side of Manhattan Road. This is County Road 400 S. West lies the bridge and Big Walnut Creek. This is a required AM location.
Riggle's Roachdale Hardware is a Friendly, Old-Fashioned Hardware Store in Roachdale, IN. A step through the front door of Riggle's Hardrware store is a step into the past. The red double doors have a squeak that seems to say they've hung there for the store's entire117-year history. This is a required PM location.
TEAM: STEADY & SAGE PICTURES
Bridges played with the idea of a “storefront” that could be used by the community and the University to enjoy special performances of any type of music in a more casual setting. This is a required AM location.
A local Roachdale Presbyterian Church. This is a required PM location.
TEAM: ONE COUNTY FILM
DePauw University's McKim Observatory, on the National Register of Historic Places, is an excellent example of a well-equipped late 1800's observatory. The Observatory houses many of its original instruments, including a 9.53 inch Clark refracting telescope and a Fauth and Co. meridian circle transit telescope. This is a required AM location.
"I can always find something at Kara's that I want or need. Sometimes I will need something and I will go to Crawfordsville or Danville and look all over for it and not find it. Then , I stop in at Kara's on my way home, and there it is! I wonder why did I waste all of that time running around and gas, when it was right here in Roachdale!" This is a required PM location.