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Photograph of the Wabash R.R. Faries Park Bridge

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Photograph of the Wabash R.R. Faries Park bridge after its completion in 1907. At the time it was said to be one of the biggest concrete jobs in the world.

Photograph of the Wabash R.R. Faries Park Bridge during Construction

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Photograph of the Wabash R.R. Faries Park bridge while under construction. This bridge was completed in August of 1907.

Robert Faries

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Photograph of Robert Faries (d. 11/17/1919). Faries was a manufacturer, inventor, and president of the Faries Manufacturing Co. He bought Wilson Park, and renamed it Faries Park in 1910. He founded the Faries Manufacturing Co. in 1881, which…

Tennis at Faries Park

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Photograph of Bob J. and Joe Gaskins playing tennis at Faries Park in 1914.

Fourth of July at Faries Park

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Photograph of girls at Faries Park on the Fourth of July 1916.