Goshen Police Booth

Corner of Lincoln Avenue and Main Street, Northwest Quadrant

Police booth for catching bank robbers on the Lincoln Highway

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The Goshen Police Booth

At one time, the two main banks in town were on diagonal corners of this intersection. It was just too tempting for bank robbers of the era, so the Goshen city fathers built this armored fortress, with bullet proof glass, for the police to protect the banks.

Photo taken by J.R. Manning

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Description 

Police booth for catching bank robbers on the Lincoln Highway.

Update Log 

  • October 7, 2010: New photos from Nathan Holth
  • July 25, 2010: Updated by J.R. Manning: Added to Octagon Mode category
  • July 9, 2010: Added by Nathan Holth

Sources 

  • Nathan Holth
  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net