photos are from Belsano's historic farm that was once was the home of the town's
most distinguished resident, Cambria County Judge Samuel Lemon Reed (1864-1934).
Above, construction is shown underway on the Benjamin Franklin Highway, US 422,
the photo apparently taken from the C&I Railroad overpass, the Victorian-era
farmhouse in the photo's upper right (scroll the window right). At middle right,
the barn with its Mail Pouch advertisement is seen as it looked in the 1970s.
Below, the house in its heyday. The 178-acre farm includes the well-known Belsano
Triangle Restaurant. No dates were available with these photos.
other contributions to Blacklick Township, Judge Reed was the founder of and built
the Reed Vocational School which soon afterward became the Blacklick Township
High School, and endowed reconstruction of the former Methodist Episcopal Church
in Belsano (the brick edifice of today, built in 1935).
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