INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) - While the new
What a difference a day makes. Twenty-four hours ago, the old
Harold Bullock was in the old terminal, buying old restaurant equipment. He said, "I like the airport, the new one, better than this one. I was in it yesterday, there's a lot of unique stuff in there."
Inside the old
"It's kind of weird and eerie feeling because it's always been packed with people, now it's empty," said security guard Bill Moench.
Empty ticket counters where the rush of passengers used to dwell have been replaced by the sounds of silence. An empty food court with chairs waits at attention for people who will never arrive again.
"Now you hear the noises from the building instead of the passenger noises. It makes a big difference," security guard John Olson.
Some form of the terminal has been in the same spot since the airport first opened in 1931. Now it's being taken apart. Soon, there will be nothing left but a shell of its former self. There will be nothing left but memories of days gone by.
"To see the difference when I was here about two o'clock yesterday afternoon and then five o'clock this morning...it's like he said, eerie," said Olson.
The scene is eerie because for decades it has been the front door to the city of
"And you have the thought, 'What are they going to do with this big old airport?' And all sorts of things go through your mind. What will it be used for, what can it be used for?" wondered Moench.
The huge number of tree limbs knocked down Kokomo when two tornadoes hit the city three weeks ago are starting to disappear.
Police dispatchers around Central Indiana reported a number of vehicle slide-offs occurred Monday morning.
Part of the Monon Trail will be closed Monday morning.