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Photo of Sugar Soap Factory Leafland and Railroad Ave.

Photograph of the Sugar Soap Factory, Leafland and Railroad Ave., Decatur, IL. Sign on side of building: Scovill Co. Furniture, Carpet & Stoves.

Photos of Chap's Amusement Park

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Photo of Chap's Train taken in 1945. Photo of the Ferris Wheel and aerial views of the park. Aerial views taken in 1954 and 1956.

Photos of Joy Land Amusement Park Rides

Photographs of Joyland Amusement Park. Photo of ferris wheel, tiltawhirl, bullet ride, and lake. Photo of entrance, train track, domed building and giant slide.

Photo of City Auto Garage Co.

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Photograph of the City Auto Garage Co. located at W. Main and N. Church Street, Decatur, IL.

Photos of Citizens National Bank and Parking Garage.

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Photograph of early construction of the Citizens National Bank, 1909. Photo of the Citizens Parking Garage.

Photos of the Millikin Bank Building

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Photograph of the Millikin Bank Building, 100 N. Water Street, Decatur, IL. taking in 1896. Photo of empty lot where the Millikin Bank used to stand taken in 1996.

Photos of the Decatur Brewing Co., located on E. Cantrell, Decatur, IL.

Photo: BS61 of Decatur Brewing Co. Barn, at 604-611 E. Cantrell St. photo ran in the Review 10/8/1905. Photo: BS62 of Keg Filling Machine and Packing Machine. Photo:BS63 of Storage Tanks. Photo: BS64 Decatur Brewing Co. Photo: BS65 Decatur Brewing…

Photos of Manecke Cider Mill, 100 Block W. Harrison, Decatur, IL.

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Photograph of Manecke Cider Mill, 100 Block W. Harrison St. men, wagon and barrels; photo ran in the Review 9/24/1911. Photo Manecke Cider Mill, men and several wagons in photo which ran in the Review 9/24/1911.

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 Pete Borgogne, laying in hospital bed.

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Photograph of Pete Borgogne; 872 S. Franklin St., was short in the arm from behind as he was driven off, with other miners, before deputized National Guardsmen. On Nov. 4, 1932, when Sheriff E. C. Wilson set out to break up the picket line at the…