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Photograph of the Wabash R.R. Roundhouse

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Photograph of the Wabash R.R. roundhouse in Decatur IL looking west taken in July of 1926.

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…

Clifford E. Ocheltree

Photograph of Clifford E. Ocheltree; (born 1/20/1874; died 7/14/1949); married Mary E. Moore; trainmaster on the Wabash R.R., began as a telegrapher 6/21/1893 and retired after 44 years, 6/30/1937; member First Presbyterian Church. Photo by Rembrandt…

Charles H. Logan, Sr.

Photograph of Charles H. Logan, Sr., born March 6, 1877: Died November 3, 1950. Entire business life spent with Decatur Coffin Co. until it dissolved in 1943. President 1927-1943. President of Casket Manufacturers Association of America and a…

Mrs. Fannie Kaufman

Photograph of Mrs. Fannie Kaufman (b. 6/12/1836, d. 3/20/1932), mother of Aaron Kaufman. She was born in Stuttgart, Germany to Mr. and Mrs. Hirsch Ottenheimer. She came to America at 8 years old, and moved toCincinnati, OH. There, she married…

Grace Hill's Headshots

Headshots of Grace Hill on February 21, 1926

1926 Decatur High School Decanois

This is the 1926 Decatur High School Decanois yearbook.