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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

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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…

Louis E. Griswold

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Photograph of Louis E. Griswold. He owned a hardware store at the corner of E. Main St. and Water St. He left Decatur in 1899, and moved to Chicago. His wife was a daughter of Sarah A. Durfee. The photo was taken by Sleeth of Decatur, and used in…

Ellis W. Armstrong

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Photograph of Ellis W. Armstrong (b. 7/24/1860, d. 10/5/1934), a Decatur druggist for 45 years. His first store was on the northwest corner of E. Main St. and N. Water. He also owned two other stores on the 1000 block of E. Grand St. and 1100 block…

Couple in an Automobile in Front of Cheap Charley

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Photograph of an unknown couple sitting in an automobile outside of Cheap Charley on E. Main St. in Decatur, IL on October 7, 1907. Other unknown people are walking down the street.