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Photograph of 358 N. Main St.

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Photograph of 358 N. Main St. This house was one of the last downtown Decatur residences to go in making room for business houses. The house was torn down in 1921. George W. Moeller had bought the house from the Isabelle Stafford estate and on the…

Photograph of Ed Platt Receiving Medal

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Photograph of Fire Chief Ed Platt being presented by Commissioner Tom Moran a gold medal as a token of the esteem of businessmen and friends of the East Eldorado street business district in which is located No. 2 firehouse where he served for 39…

Photos of A. E. Staley Mfg. Co.

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Post card of the Staley Office Building at night. Photograph of the Dust Collector. Photograph of man watching conveyor belt. Photograph of A. E. Staley baseball field. Photograph of the Staley Office building with flood lights. Photographs of…

Photo of the A. E. Staley Manufacturing Co. Buildings

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Photograph of A. E. Staley, Mfg. Co. This is a view of the east and industrial section of Decatur in 1912. This photo was published in the Review December 1, 1912 and was taken by George Baker of Decatur. The cutline with the photo when it ran read…

Photos of the Nickelodeon Theatre and Parade in front of the Nickelodeon.

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Photograph of the Nickelodeon Theatre, 300 N. Water Street. Decatur's first motion picture theater opened 19906 and rub y W. H. Ellis. Later known at the Colonial Theatre when this picture was taken, 'The Fall Round Up" was being shown. Photo ran…

Photos of Suffern-Hunt Mill

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Photograph of the Suffern-Hunt Mill--Union St. at Wabash Railroad. sold to American Hominy co. in 1905, sold to Edward Evans 10/3/1924, sold to Decatur Milling Co. 10/26/1924. Wabash R.R. Crossing Shanty in the foreground. Photograph of the new…

Photos of Spencer-Kellogg Grain Company

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Photograph of the Spencer-Kellogg and Sons, Philippines Inc. Photograph of the Spencer-Kellogg buildings and rail yard. Photograph of men working on top of the grain silos. Photograph aerial view of Spencer-Kellogg. Photograph of two men watching…

Photo of Sol Tick & Co. Scrap Iron

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Photograph of Sol Tick & Co. Scrap Iron, 901 East Eldorado St. c. 1950's.

Photos of the Shellabarger Mills

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Photograph of the Shellabarger Grain Storage Silos. Photograph of worker bagging flour. Photograph of two men bagging flour. Photograph of the Shellabarger Buildings.