Rush Barn along Tilbrook Rd.
Miller/Solomon Farm. The building in the background is the summer kitchen used to separate milk and cream, and also used as the kitchen for Passover. Foreground is Maurice Miller with his wife, Shirley.
Miller/Solomon Farm. Boy on a horse; tool shed in background.
Miller/Solomon Farm - McGinley House. Truck in front of tool house; building in back is chicken coop.
Harry Solomon with trotter and sulky in the 1950s on the Miller/Solomon Farm.
Johnston's Dairy Farm c.1970.
Miller/Solomon Farm - McGinley House. In front, Mary Solomon Linhart and Clara Louise. By side porch, Betty Miller.
Miller/Solomon Farm. - 1957. Clara Louise with two children (Harry to the right). In background is summer kitchen.
Hill Crest Farm House on Northern Pike in 1915 (later site of Presidential Apartments).
johnston's Dairy Farm. c. 1970.
Kuehn's Dairy Farm. c. 1980.
Kuehn's dairy farm. c.1970.
Kuehn's Dairy Farm. c. 1980.
Duff Farm. c. 1930.
Maxwell Farm barn in 1946.
Maxwell Farm with "Babe". c. 1940.
"Jingles" (owner: Gerri Tucker) at Miller/Solomon Farm. 1962.
Family outing on Tilbrook Road. c. 1920.
The Householder Family on Tilbrook Road near the Grimm Farm in the late 1920s.
Harry Solomon and "Mo." c. 1950.
Harry Solomon and pony. c. 1950.
Kuehn's dairy in the late 1980s. The last family-owned dairy farm in Monroeville closed in 1995.
Richard Maxwell, Jr. and "Daisy." in 1947.
Johnston's Dairy Farm in 1980.
Richard Maxwell, Sr. on "Bob" and Stan Morse on "Teddy," in 1947.
"Toodles" guarding Hill Crest Farm.
Ricahrd Maxwell on "Big Red". c. 1950.
Carothers Farm in 1800s (woodcut).
chrismas card from Hill Crest Farm.
Kuehn brothers (Fred, Carl, and Bud) on horse.
James and Rebecca Carlisle at their wedding at Hill Crest farm.
Olivia and Evelyn Treher at Hill Crest Farm.
Rebecca Carlisle with Nellie Bishop Gillis and Evelyn Treher Gillis.
Johnston's Dairy Farm, established in the late 1700s, was the oldest family farm in continuous operation in Monroeville. It finally went out of business in the early 1980s, and the land along Monroeville Blvd. was sold to developers.
Kuehn's Dairy Farm.
Mary Thompson in her "Victory Garden." c. 1940.
Family outing at Grimm farm on Tilbrook Road.
Johnston's Dairy Farm. The oldest family farm in Monroeville, Johnston's Dairy farm finally went out of business in the early 1980s when the land along Monroeville Blvd. was sold to developers.
Urick farm. The Urick's raised turkeys and the gentlemen seen here were friends, or "hangers-on" who, according to family lore, came to the farm every weekend to "freeload." c. 1930.
Loaded hay wagon on the Beatty Farm on Logan's Ferry Road in 1945.
Frank Urick (1881-1946) with horse "Babe" on the Urick farm c. 1937
Joe Urick Jr, the son of Joe and Rose Urick, grandson of Frank and Dora. c. 1940. In the background is the turkey shed that the family moved into when their farmhouse burned down. All the turkeys were moved to one end, when the family took over the other end for themselves. they lived there for maybe a year. They had been in the process of building a new chicken house. When the house burned down, they finished that building as a house for themselves. Needless to say, it had extremely low ceilings. But that became the new farmhouse.
James E. Speelman at a horse show on the Speelman farm (near today's Hill Crest Church) in the 1950s. James Speelman later went on to found the Diamond Cab Company in the east suburbs.
Peg Heasley (Rider and trainer) with Jean Colbaugh (mounted on "Lucky Lady")at a horse show in Monroeville at the Speelman farm in the 1950s.
Crowds gathered for the regular Horseshows held at the Speelman Farm in at the "upper ring" near Speelman St. and Miller Ave. in the 1950s.
Jack Speelman driving the pony wagon with his brothers Tom and Bill, his uncle Will, and his mother.
Dora Urick, collecting eggs from her chicken house on the Urick farm. Dora is collecting the eggs in her apron, which is the way she always collected them, never in a basket. This picture was taken in the early 30s. The chicken house was located on the lower part of Urick Lane across from Urick Court.
Charles Vercelli on the Vercelli Farm - Summer 1935.
Charles Vercelli on the Vercelli Farm - C. 1930s.
Louisa Vercelli on the Vercelli Farm - September 1936.
Frank and Dora Urick on the Urick Farm.