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  • Tags: 1900

Photos of South Fairview Avenue intersection with West Main and West Wood Streets.

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Photograph 100 Block South Fairview Ave. and West Main St. "The building and the opening of Millikin University in 1903 brought about the residential development of Decatur west of Fairview Avenue. (ST56)The above picture looking south on Fairview…

Photograph of the Wabash Freight House

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Photograph of the Wabash R.R. freight house in Decatur IL near the Illinois Central crossing circa 1900.

Photograph of Eli Ulery Log Cabin

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Photograph of Eli Ulery's log cabin, probably built around the 1840's or 1850's. In the 1871 city directory Ulery was listed as a cattle dealer and resident of 22 W. William St. This photograph dates to about 1900 and is by Thomas McCluskey of…

Photographs of 510 Powers Lane

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Photographs of 510 Powers Lane. This house was built by Theron Powers about 1900. Fire partially destroyed it in 1915 but the house was rebuilt. It was bought from Mrs. Powers in May 1926 by Dr. Clyde H. Tearnan. Dr. Tearnan sold it in September 1949…

Firefighters Practicing Falls

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Firefighters practicing catching falling civilians taken in the early 1900's.

Photos of Decatur Bridge Company

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Photograph BS67: Decatur Bridge Co. Office Building - New, photo taken 1/23/1911. Print from J. K. Stafford Collection of negatives taken in the late 1890's and early 1900's which were in possession of Mr. and Mrs. Jack French of Cerro Gordo in…

Photos of Townsend Bros. Carriage Shop

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Photograph of Townsend Bros. Carriage Shop, dated 1910. Located at 301-311 E. Main St. Photo ran in the Review 11/27/1910. Photograph of Townsend Bros. Carriage Shop, dated 1900, 140 E. Cerro Gordo St. Photo ran in the Rev. 11/27/1910.