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Photo - Aerial View of Firestone Plant

Photograph --Aerial View of the Firestone Plant located on 22nd Street, Decatur, IL.

Photo of Al and Jimmy's Tavern

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Photograph of Al and Jimmy's Tavern located on the corner of Wood Street and Jasper Street, Decatur, IL.

Photo of Alexander Lumber Co.

Photograph of the Alexander Lumber Co. next to railroad. Men standing on loading dock by rail cars.

Photo of Ben Waggoner, Coal Dealer

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Photograph of Benn Waggoner, (died 1939) coal dealer in Decatur for 27 years. The coal yard he operated is believed to be the oldest in Decatur having been founded in 18874 by F. D. Caldwell and sold to Waggoner in 1912. Waggoner took in Joseph Michl…

Photo of Benson Creamery Co.

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Photograph of the Benson Creamery Co. located at 244 N. Church Street, Decatur, IL. Building was erected in 1913 as the home of the Benson Creamery Co. They remained there until 1948 when they moved to 250 W. Cerro Gordo Street. Photo by Rembrandt;…

Photo of Bijou Theatre

Photograph of the Nickel Bijou Theatre located at 339 N. Water Street, Decatur, IL. Photo taken 1913. Next door to the theatre is Jeffries-Johnson Fight Pictures.

Photo of Borg Warner

Photograph of Borg Warner; aerial view, photo by Noel C. Dicks, Arthur, IL.

Photo of Brown Jug Restaurant

Photograph of the Brown Jug Restaurant with 1950's cars parked by building.