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Cascades at Eventide

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This is a glass negative of a fountain at a fair. The photo was taken by Charles Wasson of International Stereograph Co. in Decatur, IL in the early 1900s.

Ferris Wheel

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This is the glass negative of a ferris wheel in a cityscape with a fountain in the foreground. The photo was taken by Charles Wasson of International Stereograph Co. in Decatur, IL in the early 1900s.

Waterworks Park

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These are photos of the Waterworks Park. The photos show kids playing at the park, Ten Gallon Lil fountain, the Municipal Theatre, and Lincoln Park Dr. The photos were taken by Decatur Herald & Review.

Central Park - Fountain

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This is a photograph of two boys on bicycles looking at the fountain. The photo was taken by Decatur Herald & Review on June 24, 1948.

Central Park - Ten Gallon Lil Fountain

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These are photos of the Ten Gallon Lil fountain. The fountain was originally in Central Park, but was moved to the Water Works Department around 1930. The photos were taken by Decatur Herald and Review and C.F. Ebenhardt.

Central Park - Christmas

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This is a photograph of the fountain in Central Park decorated for Christmas. The photo was taken by Decatur Herald & Review.

Photograph of the E.A. Gastman School Fountain

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Photograph of the E.A. Gastman school fountain given to the school by E.A. Gastman in memory of his wife Caroline Sargeant Gastman. Mr. Gastman bought the fountain at the St. Louis World's fair from an Italian sculptor, paying $700 for the piece. The…

Photographs of the WCTU Fountain

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Photographs of the WCTU (Women's Christian Temperance Union) Fountain. The fountain was erected in 1905 for the purpose of removing "the temptation of visiting saloons from country boys". It was donated through the WCTU by Thomas Davis, a pioneer of…

Photograph of 'Ten Gallon Lil' at the Waterworks

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Photograph of 'Ten Gallon Lil' after she was moved from Central Park to the Waterworks around 1930. The fountain itself dates back to 1876.