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Photograph of Brush College #2 Building

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Photograph of Brush College #2 School Building dated 1/7/1939.

Photograph of old Lincoln Schoolhouse

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Photograph of Lincoln schoolhouse, which was located five miles north of Blue Mound and 4 miles west of Boody. This building was destroyed by fire February 20th, 1939.

Photograph of 339 N. Edward St.

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Photograph of 339 N. Edward St. taken June 22, 1939.

Photo of Wabash Depot in the center and Illinois Central Railroad on the right.

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Photograph Wabash Depot in the center and Illinois Central Railroad Depot on the right. Photograph of the Illinois Central Railroad Depot.

Photograph of Fire Truck Designed by Fire Chief

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Photograph of a fire truck designed by Fire Chief Will Platt of Decatur. Costing nearly $17,000 and weighing almost 8 tons, the truck embodied a radical change in cab style and equipment. Seven men, including the driver, rode in the cab; none on the…