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Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection

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  • Tags: Blacksmith Shop

Photos of East Main Street, Decatur, IL.

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Photograph of people and dog, 200 Block E. Main St. at Water St. The Millikin Bank is the building in the foreground, photo ran Review 4/3/1910. Photos of 432 E. Main St. taken in 1943 and 1934. Photos of Ford Garage E. Main and Franklin, taken 1927.…

Photos of East Main Street, Decatur, IL.

ST585-200_Blk_E_Main_4-3-1910_20190622_0166.jpg
Photograph of people and dog, 200 Block E. Main St. at Water St. The Millikin Bank is the building in the foreground, photo ran Review 4/3/1910. Photos of 432 E. Main St. taken in 1943 and 1934. Photos of Ford Garage E. Main and Franklin, taken 1927.…

Photo of the Washburn and Wheeler Shaft Co.

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Photograph of the Washburn and Wheeler Shaft Co., 210 W. Wood Street., taken in 1904. Print from glass negatives found in a Decatur attic Feb. 1956.

William Seeforth

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Photograph of William Seeforth. He was hired by Oscar Mueller in 1895 and stayed there until he retired in 1944. He was the first to use a shovel for breaking the ground for the new plant. He worked in the blacksmith shop there. Photo by Wasson of…