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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.

Photograph of the Wabash R.R. Roundhouse with Locomotives

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Photograph of the Wabash R.R. roundhouse from a distance looking west with diesel engines #1154A and E-7 #1007 just outside the roundhouse. This photo was taken on July 20th, 1953.

Photograph of the Wabash R.R. Diesels

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Photograph of the Wabash R.R. Alco-GE Model PA-2 #1020 and the Wabash Alco-GE Model FA-1 #1203 at the Decatur IL engine shops taken on March 11th, 1953.

Photograph of the Wabash R.R. WABIC Towers

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Photograph of the Wabash R.R. WABIC towers-new and old-in Decatur IL at the Illinois Central crossing taken on January 7th, 1953.

Photograph of the Wabash R.R. Roundhouse Turntable

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Photograph of the Wabash R.R. roundhouse turntable in Decatur IL looking east, taken July 20th, 1953.

Photographs of Illinois Terminal R. R. Streamlined Combines

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Photographs of Illinois Terminal R. R. streamlines combines. Photographs include the "City of Decatur" combine taken October 21, 1948 and "Suburban Car #405" taken February 23, 1953.

Photograph of 539 W. Decatur St.

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Photograph of 539 W. Decatur St. taken on October 15, 1953.