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Photos of Mills Lumber Co. Building, Joseph Mills, Located at 763 E. Eldorado St., Decatur, IL.
Photograph of Mills Lumber Co. --Site. "Former headquarters for the No. 2 Volunteer Fire Dept. in the 1870's. Photo by Wasson Studio of Decatur. Ran Review Dec 12, 1912. 1910 City Directory gave address as 763 E. Eldorado St." Photograph of Joseph…

Photograph of 740 N. Main St
Photograph of 740 N. Main St. taken after a storm on February 2, 1883. At that time it was the home of Joseph Mills. In the 1954 city directory there was no such house number listed on North Main.

Joseph Mills
Photograph of Joseph Mills (died July 6, 1913). Veteran Decatur lumberman. He bought land at the corner of N. Main and William Streets in 1853 and started a carpenter shop. He was a contractor and building until 1878. During this time he erected,…