THIS DAY IN HISTORY: June 14 in photos

1953 - Spectators lined the east side of Bueter Road on June 14, 1953, for the 16th running of the Soap Box Derby in Fort Wayne, sponsored by The News-Sentinel and area Chevrolet dealers. The race drew 61 drivers, and the winner was Tom Bartkus, 13, the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Bartkus of 1812 High St. Tom's win qualified him for the national Derby in Akron, Ohio, and the opportunity to win a $5,000 college scholarship.
1990 - Police plot the search for Sarah Bowker in her apartment complex.
1994 - Fort Wayne Firefighter, Chris Fitch, uses a fire hose to cool off after putting out a fire in the 3500 block of South Lafayette St.
1996 - Sara and Dick Pressler, finally got married May 1st, after being high school sweethearts- then getting married to other partners.
1998 - Fort Wayne resident Sue Schafer, right, talks with Kerstin Dalibor, left, a resident of Gera, Germany, during an intermission in the Germanfest Konzert at Foellinger Outdoor Theater Sunday evening. Last summer the Schafer family hosted Dalibor's 13-year-old son Robert during last year's Germanfest when he visited with a dance group.
2000 - After a tree fell blocking Well Street just north of State Blvd., Greg Hecke broke out his chain saw and was assisted by other concerned citizens in clearing the road for traffic.
2001 - The new stretch of road, the Airport Expressway, looking from Coverdale Rd East.
2003 - William Sears, top, president of League of Flight by Thermal (LOFT) helps 12-year-old Chris Lozo of Fort Wayne fly a remote control glider during a celebration of 100 years of flight at Salomon Park Saturday morning.
2004 - Dennis Floyd, left, and Terence Bartholomew, right, inside the Bonar Building on Pearl St. which they have purchased and intend to turn it into condos.
2007 - A lunch-time crowd gathers at the 10th Annual BBQ RibFest at Headwaters Park.
2007 - Dean Kruse talks about his vision for the growth of the WWll Victory Museum into the National Military History Center, which will include U.S. military history from the Revolutionary War to the present day.
2010 - IPFW basketball coach Dane Fife hits a shot out of the bunker on the ninth hole at Sycamore Hills Golf Club during Monday's annual Mad Anthony's charity golf outing.
2011 - Gobelki Tepe, one of the images Huntington Professor Mark R, Fairchild took on his May three week trip to Turkey, Fairchild has been documenting the ancient archaeological sites of Turkey for the past 15 years.
2013 - Heavily sauced, employee Tonya Bayham said Texas Pitt BBQ serves up a St. Louis style barbecue rib, which means it’s heavily sauced, a little sweet and very sticky.
2013 - Mayor Tom Henry discusses the safety and traffic flow improvements of the Auburn Road transportation project at a ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday morning. June 13, 2013. The $2.9 million project included an expanded, four-lane Auburn Road and added a pedestrian sidewalk and trail.
2014 - Leo High School girls softball coach Ben Shappell, right, celebrates with his players after the Lions beat Gibson Southern 2-0 to win the Class 3A state championship on Saturday, June 14, 2014, at Indianapolis Ben Davis High School.
2016 - The main bank lobby is 85 feet wide, 110 feet long and two stories high in Lincoln Tower. The mural opposite of the entrance, shown, is titled "The Reception of Energy" by Glenn M. Shaw. The reception of energy is symbolized by the female figure in the center and she is surrounded by natural resources. On the left, fisheries, mining and water power are represented, which also symbolizes spring. The right side shows agriculture and stock, as well as summer. Above, there is a gold disk to represent the sun in the center, surrounded by the signs of the zodiac.

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