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Photograph Decatur: "South Main Street before the Illinois Central subway was built. Road in foreground possibly Cleveland Ave. Looking northwest from the east side of the tracks. the old court house can be seen in the background. The Greenwood…
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…
Photographs of the Wabash Railway Freight Station and water tanks near the Illinois Central crossing in Decatur IL, taken in 1936 and then in 1937 after a new additional water tank was constructed.
Photograph of the Illinois Central R. R. passenger train named the "Green Diamond" taken on May 4, 1936.
Photographs of Will Platt; died March 12, 1948; married to Gertrude Ruthrauff. Decatur fire chief from June, 1933 to 1941 when he retired. Served 49 years and 2 months with fire department; first appointed in March, 1892.
Photograph of Frank L. Bickes; died Aug. 21, 1936. Decatur contractor for 50 years. He was a member of the old Decatur Volunteer firemen. He served as a paid fireman when the Fire Department was established.
Photograph of the St. Louis Bridge taken in 1896 from the Sangamon River. The other photo is a close up of the bridge.