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Wabash Railroad Right of Way and Track Map - McClelland Ave. to Wabash Yards (6/18/1953)

This right of way and track map shows the Wabash track and yards in 1953. The map goes east from McClelland Ave. to the Wabash yards, and shows the streets and businesses in between. It also shows the Illinois Central Railroad track, the Illinois…

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Photos of the Decatur Bottling Company.

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Photographs of the Decatur Bottling Company located on the corner of Cantrell and Broadway (now MLK) streets. Photos of the building, bottling, manufacturing and packaged for distribution.

Photo Curve Inn

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Photograph of the Curve Inn Located on Route 48 near MacArthur High School, opened in 1953. "From Yesteryear - The Curve Inn, located on Route 48 near MacArthur High School opened in 1953--four years before MacArthur opened its doors for its first…

Photographs of Decatur High School 1950's.

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Photographs of Decatur High School during the 1950's, buildings, students, Franklin Street and North Street.

Photographs of Wabash R.R. Steam Locomotives Undergoing Salvaging

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Photographs of Wabash R.R. class J-1, 4-6-2 steam locomotive # 660 undergoing salvage operations in Decatur IL, taken on February 6th, 1953. Another steam locomotive, #2211, is behind #660 waiting to be scrapped.