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Photograph of the Wabash R.R. Faries Park Bridge

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Photograph of the Wabash R.R. Faries Park bridge after its completion in 1907. At the time it was said to be one of the biggest concrete jobs in the world.

Photograph of the Wabash R.R. St. Louis Bridge

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Photograph of the Wabash R.R. St. Louis Bridge, taken December 1st, 1912. Caption: A crew of men with a steam engine has been working under the railroad track on this bridge most of the summer. It has been a curious sight to see an upright boiler…

Photograph of the Wabash R.R. Faries Park Bridge during Construction

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Photograph of the Wabash R.R. Faries Park bridge while under construction. This bridge was completed in August of 1907.

Wabash Railroad Bridge, Decatur, IL.

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Photograph of the Wabash Railroad Bridge, Decatur, IL. printed on a postcard.

Illinois Terminal Bridge Construction

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Photograph of the Illinois Terminal Bridge construction over the Sangamon River. J. K. Stafford was probably Decatur's first industrial photographer. For 26 years he was employed by the Decatur Bridge Company and during this time took hundreds of…

Wabash Railroad on the St. Louis Bridge

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Photograph Wabash passenger train on the St. Louis Bridge heading to St. Louis, MO. Photo taken Aug 28, 1898. Print from the J. K. Stafford Collection of negatives taken in the late 1890's and early 1900's which were in possession of Mr. and Mrs.…

Illinois Central Railroad Bridge looking down stream.

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Photograph of the Illinois Central Railroad Bridge looking downstream. This photo was taken before Lake Decatur filled up. It is looking downstream, west toward the Illinois Central R.R. bridge. The bridge also was later raised from the level shown…

Photo of Illinois Central Railroad Bridge

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Photograph of a steam engine pulling a train on the Illinois Central Railroad Bridge (with cemetery in background). Photo taken Jan 20, 1907. The negative did not tell where this bridge was located. Print from J. K. Stafford Collection of negatives…

St. Louis R.R. Bridge, Decatur, IL.

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Photograph of a steam engine pulling cars on the St. Louis Railroad bridge over the Sangamon River, Decatur, IL.