Bill Davis, owner of B. Davis Remodeling, shares his HUGE train display and collection with Jerry Cosby. Davis a longtime Southsider of Indianapolis, attended St. Jude School and Roncalli High School. He started his collection as a kid. His Mom has been an inspiration with this hobby. Tour his O scale layout.
Jerry Cosby, Coz' Corner, tours Kennedy Tank Company with Pat Kennedy. Pat talks about the history of the business as well as books he has written about the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Kennedy Tank & Manufacturing Company, a third generation business, is located at 833 E. Sumner Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46227. 317-787-1311.
Beech Grove City School Bus Driver Fred Shonk celebrates Ursula's "bus #5" birthday. Each year, he has a birthday party celebrating the bus' birthday with party hats and Hostess Twinkees. He claims it gives the kids a sugar-high going into the school, which is payback for all of the times the teachers send the kids out with candy. All in fun, of course.
Shonk, a lifelong Southsider, is a 1960 graduate of Southport High School, a '63 graduate of Indiana Central College (now the University of Indianapolis) and a bus driver for Beech Grove Schools. He is a columnist at The Southsider Voice newspaper, 3145 Madison Ave., Indpls., IN 46227. 317-781-0023. www.southsidervoice.com.