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Photo of Sewer along Cantrell Street, Decatur, IL.

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Photograph of Sewers along Cantrell Street, Decatur, IL. Photograph of the collapsed section of sewer along Cantrell Street east of Franklin. Photographs of Cantrell and Broadway Streets.

Photograph of N. Jackson St. at the 500 Block

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Photograph of the house at the 500 block of N. Jackson St. This house was built by David S. Shellabarger in 1866. In 1879 he built another home at Franklin and Eldorado which became the Decatur High School annex and was torn down in 1934.

Photograph of N. Franklin at the 300 Block at North St.

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Photograph of the house at N. Franklin and the 300 block at North St. This house, the first brick house in Decatur, stood for many years on the southeast corner of Franklin and North streets where the Sears Roebuck & Co. farm store was in 1955. It…

Photograph of the Stapp Lions

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These lions were purchased by Dr. J.T.B. Stapp and placed in front of his home at 252 N. Franklin St. in the early 1880's. This house was later purchased by I.A. Harkrader. The lions stood at that address until Mrs. Rollo C. Persinger, who last…

Photographs from the Millikin-McRoberts Building Fire

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Photographs from the February 24, 1910 fire at the Millikin-McRoberts Building located at N. Franklin. The origin of the fire seemed to be near the elevator shaft, but the exact cause of the fire was unknown. The estimated loss of the building was…