The following are pictures of the house being built. The original model had a section where cars could drive through. It has since been turned into the ice cream and museum shop. There are stairs on the inside going upstairs.
These stained glass windows are in every window in the house.
|One of the bathrooms|
|Haines aboard Seniah|
Haines named his yacht after himself -- Seniah is "Haines" spelled backwards.
|Col. Haines and Grandson Mahlon III|
They are pictured on horseback at the Wizard Ranch.
Col. Haines with Sioux Indian Chiefs -- Chief Good Lance, Chief Flying Eagle, Chief Standing Bear at a Native American gathering in 1945.
|Traveling shoe store 1921|
This portable shoe stores was used by Mr. Haines as he traveled throughout the state of Pennsylvania. The body of the car is enclosed in plate glass and the shoes are displayed on three rows of shelves on either side. Fitting is done in a central aisle. The traveling store is painted in red with yellow lettering.
Horse drawn wagon picking up a delivery of Haines shoes via train.
|Haines Shoe Store, Frederick, Maryland|
|Original Shoe House Mailbox|
There was a resident Great Dane named "Countess" who lived in a dog shoe house at the Haines Shoe House.
Quote for the day: "Be honest for clear conscience, be steadfast in friendship, be moderate in your bad habits. Above all -- play." ~~ Mahlon Haines