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Illinois Central Railroad Station Plat Map - Decatur St. to Cerro Gordo St. (9/11/195?, revised 11/30/1955)

This map shows the Illinois Central Railroad tracks from Decatur St. to Cerro Gordo St. The map shows the industries, additions, and streets between Decatur St. and Cerro Gordo St.

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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Photos of Illinois Power Co. Transmission Substation and the Illinois Power Co. office building.

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Photograph of the Illinois Power Co. Substation. Photo of the Illinois Power Co. office building on E. Main St., Decatur, IL.

Photos of the Illinois Bell Interior and Exterior, and old dial phone.

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Photo of the interior of the Illinois Bell Telephone Co. Photo of telephone operators at work. Photo of the exterior of the Illinois Bell Telephone Office Building on E. Main St. later became Illinois Power Co.

Photo of Old Morehouse & Wells Building.

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Photograph of the old Morehouse and Wells building, located to the left of Flora Gems building.

Photo of Morehouse and Wells Building

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Photograph of the Moresouse and Wells Building, 134 E. Main St., Decatur, IL.

Photo of corner where Millikin National Bank once stood.

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Photograph taken at the corner of E. Main and N. Water Streets where Millikin National Bank once stood. Photo taken Aug. 1996.

John A. Keck

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Photograph of John A. Keck (d. 8/7/1928). He was the proprietor of the Keck Cigar Box Factory. He was a printer for Kimball and Lindsay Co. and Mueller Manufacturing Co. He was also a cabinet maker for Decatur Furniture Co. Keck went into business…

Walter Hutchin

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Photograph of Walter Hutchin (d. 12/18/1917). He was a shoe salesman for 29 years. Came to Decatur in 1880, and worked or W.F. Busher in a shoe store on E. Main St. After 4 years, he left Busher and bought shoe stock of I.B. Massey at 117 N. Water…