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Photograph of Wabash R.R. Employee Joseph Swantz

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Photograph of Wabash R.R. Employee Joseph Swantz taken in 1926. Joe Swantz, hostler and former foreman of roundhouse laborers, started with the Wabash R.R. in 1876 and retired in 1927 after 51 years of service. He was still on the job when he was…

Photograph of 314 W. Decatur St.

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Photograph of 314 W. Decatur St. This house, built around 1875 or 1876, was the home of John Ullrich. In 1920 it was sold by the heirs of his estate to George Williams. In November 1944 it was sold by Elizabeth T. Williams to Norbert McNamara who…