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Photograph of the Wabash R.R. Faries Park Bridge

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Photograph of the Wabash R.R. Faries Park bridge after its completion in 1907. At the time it was said to be one of the biggest concrete jobs in the world.

Photograph of the Wabash R.R. Faries Park Bridge during Construction

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Photograph of the Wabash R.R. Faries Park bridge while under construction. This bridge was completed in August of 1907.

Photograph of 1305 W. Main St.

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Photograph of 1305 W. Main St. This house was built by Joseph M. Brownback in 1906 or 1907. In 1937 it was bought by Robert H. Mueller, Jr. who sold it in May 1946 to the Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority of Millikin University.

Photograph of 560 Powers Lane

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Photograph of 560 Powers Lane. This house was built by Frank Shlaudeman in 1906 and 1907. The city directories list it as being owned by George Conover from 1918 to 1921 and by Frank J. Parr from 1921 to 1925 when it was acquired by C.C. LeForgee.…

Photograph of 990 W. King

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Photograph of 990 W. King. This house was built in 1907 and 1908 by Joseph Tolladay who was a bricklayer. His widow lived there until 1941. In 1942 it was listed as being owned by Jacob Noble who still owned it in 1954.

Photographs of 268 W. Eldorado, The Commons Cadet House

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Photographs of 268 W. Eldorado St. In 1907 this house was the clubhouse of the Decatur Cadets. It was known as the "Commons Cadet House". Previous to this it was the home of Dr. S.J. Bumstead.

Photographs from the Decatur Coffin Company Fire

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Photographs of the fire at the Decatur Coffin Company which occurred July 10, 1907. The fire was discovered at 2 am Wednesday morning and did $20,000 damage to the building. The fire was discovered by the watchman at the plant, John Moore, on the…

Photograph of Various Firefighters

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Photograph of various firefighters taken in 1907.