Bob and Shirley's Dancing Scrapbook

Robert Arbuckle and Shirley Ann Sullivan grab a dance just before the start of the Mayor's Bike Ride on June 5, 2010. The event celebrated new bicycle lanes added along Allisonville Road in Noblesville. (Photo by Elaine Moore)

Bob and Shirley take first place in the 50's Dance and Costume Contest at James Dean Days in Fairmount, Indiana on September of 2009. Bob is a 1941 graduate of Fairmount High School. (Photo by Robert Scheer)

Promoting Arbuckle's Railroad Place (2007) at the Noblesville Farmer's Market, Bob and Shirley groove to some tunes and chat with the community.


"Choo Choo A Go Go" Scrapbook 1965

Hometown heart-throbs can't resist this photo-op!

A huge crowd turns out on a warm October evening.

Lots of arms and knees in the air, dancing "The Pony."

Kids find their own spot to cut loose.

 


"Hobo Days" Scrapbook 2004

 

All aboard for the Hobo Days Festival!

Betty Miller offers visitors fresh "Arbuckle's" coffee and a sample of hobo stew.

Kay Thompson, Harry Wilson and Paige Thompson turn out in rail-riding attire.

Hilda Meyers and Gerry Belden are rich in spirit.

During the festival, the caboose is open to the public.

A rare look inside the authentic caboose.

Neighborhood kids try to stir things up.

The Continettes pose with The Railroad Place founder, Bob Arbuckle.

The high-stepping Continettes dazzled on a perfect September afternoon!

Indoors, the store is full of entries for the Hobo Days Quilt Challenge.

A fellow seamstress appreciates the detail on a Hobo Bag entry.

Many vendors such as Quilt-in-a-Day sent items to be displayed.
Lots of pattern books and fabrics for sale to help quilters create their
own treasures!

Cec Purciful demonstrates a Longarm quilting machine.

Karen Addington, the Fabric Dept. Manager, sports a scarf made
from the quilt challenge fabric.

Lots of train paraphrenalia on display for the railroad enthusiasts.

Event photographer, Michelle Thompson, poses
with a collection of Indian-head nickels. The coin's
faces were altered by hobos and sold as novelties.

The dock is a great place to enjoy some hobo stew!

The Blue Note Trio - Jack, Rusty & Satchmo Welker provide live and
lively entertainment.

An enthusiastic audience rests in the green space of the large
Railroad Place property.

...and a good time was had by all.

 


Navy Day Celebration 2012

Bob Arbuckle celebrates his 70th year in the U.S. Navy. (Photo by Steve Healey)


 

Arbuckle's Railroad Place
1151 Vine Street
Noblesville IN 46060
317-773-3985
Open Mon. - Sat. 9-6

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