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Appleton Mystery Photos, Series 2

posted Tuesday, 14 March 2006

Welcome to Appleton Mystery Photos, Series 2! The contest run by Jeff Lindsay, author of the leading Web page page about Appleton, Wisconsin. The goal was to identify the location of as many of these photos as possible, all taken in or very near Appleton. The contest closed July 15, 2005 with a new winner: Robert Buettner. Robert, winner of our coveted $50 prize, serves our community as a member of the outstanding Grand Chute Fire Department. He is shown below (center) with two of his fellow fire fighters, Robert Olson (left) and Robert Schipper (right), who helped in figuring out the locations of the mystery photos. Congratulations to some of the Fox Valley's finest!

Contest rules were essentially the same as in Series 1.

Here are the answers Robert submitted, each preceded by my clue:

1 Keeping up with . . . Appleton's parks.
300 Block W. Lawrence - Jones Park

2 Might be one fo the last things visitors to Appleton see.
W6390 Challenger Drive - Outagamie County Airport

3 Love those peppy colors.
300 W. Prospect.

4 Supporting whose large red sign?
111 E. Kimball - Michiel's Banquet and Dining Sign

5 A school, but which?
610 N. Badger - Appleton West High

6 Smart fern, even though it doesn't look, well, red.
225 N. Oneida St. - Appleton Public Library

7 Near an amazing walking path.
724 E South River St-First Congregational United Church of Christ

8 Big league tetherball.
North of 812 S Olde Oneida St-Union Jack Parking lot

9 Big, but is it the biggest in the USA?
French and Evergreen-USA Youth Sports Complex

10 A mural with art from afar.
113 W College Ave-Vagabond Imports behind building

11 Wish you were near....
312 N Union Place-backside of Uncle Jim's Bar

12 On one of the best streets.
800 N Superior St-Lawewoods Christian Center

13 1965. It was a good year for sports.
Next to 1201 E John St-Pillars to enter Banta Bowl

14 Flaming cold....
4930 Lightning Dr-Appleton Fire Dept Station 6 Training Tower

15 Vivid alley
825 W College Ave-Rear of used but nice office furniture

16 Buildings
405 s Olde Oneida-HIstoric Fox River Mills Apts

17 Not a stupid clue.... Be patient!
1726 N Ballard -Waupaca Elevator and Dumbwaiter

18 Score 1 point for this one.
1200 Block E JOhn st Banta Bowl

19 Not my kind of R&R.Cemetery
3131 n Richmond-Highland Memorial Park

20 A carefully screened entry.
513 N Westhill-Hollywood Cinema

21 411 is a wrong number for this drive.
Marcella St in Kimberly-MCC Plant

22 A bumpy, "flat," no-outlet road takes you here.
E Railroad Ave-back side of Kerwin Paper 801 S Lawe

23 Jack.
812 S Olde Oneida-Union Jack

24 French? Mais non.
3301 W Prospect

25 This store has a wall.
700 W College-Walgreens

26 Darn!
505 S Olde Oneida-Dam keepers house

27 Tute your horn if you know this this historic building.
1107 E South River st-Athena Group Inc. 
[Former home of the Institute of Paper Chemistry - a.k.a. "the Tute"]

28 Climbing these stairs can lead to a great work out.
1100 E South River-Alexander Gymnasium

29 The best part of Appleton's club scene.
117 S Locust -Boys and Girls Club

30 B.
201 S Walnut-Trim B's

31 ATM?
1331 E Wisconsin-Babes

32 Something cool (especially inside).
701 W Wisconsin-Tom's Drive In

33 JL
1131 E Wisconsin-JK Lee Martial Arts

34 Not part of the UW system.
501 S Bluemound -Badger School

35 Northeast side of town.
WEst of 2542 E Wisconsin on North side of road

36 Not my kind of fun.
3200 W Main St Little Chute-Tim's Wrecker

37 Wishful thinking...
300 Block Union Place-Union Springs Park

38 Know this, by chance?
211 W College-Vegas Lounge

39 Among the best.
231 W Franklin-Mongos

Robert, I'm amazed that anybody could get all these - some were not easy at all. Congrats!

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