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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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Judge William L. Hammer

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Photograph of Judge William L. Hammer (d. 5/20/1903). Hammer held the following offices: Christian Co. constable (1843-1846), Christian Co. sheriff (1846-1854), Decatur Justice of the Peace (1857-1860), Macon Co. Circuit Clerk (1860-1868), President…

John W. Armstrong

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Photograph of John W. Armstrong (d. 3/5/1930). He was first associated with D.C. Shockley, and helped erect many of Decatur's important buildings. He was also associated with George S. Lyon in the lumber business. Armstrong was the Building…