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Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection

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  • Tags: Locomotive

Photograph of 752 N. Broadway

HO37-752_N_BROADWAY, WM_FELTON_HSE, B_OF_L_FIREMEN, 1-6-1924.jpg
Photograph of the house at 752 N. Broadway, where the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen was organized in 1880. Home of William Felton.

Photograph of Illinois Terminal R. R. Class A Locomotive #61

RR88-ILLINOIS TERMINAL LOCOMOTIVE 61, 9-30-1939_025.jpg
Photograph of Illinois Terminal R. R. class A locomotive #61 at the engine shops in Decatur IL taken on September 30th, 1939.

Photographs of Illinois Traction System Rail Cars

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Various photographs of Illinois Traction System rail cars. Photographs include: the Illinois Traction System motor car and trailer, date unknown; the Illinois Traction System Class B locomotive #1564 leading train, taken November 1950; the first…

Photograph of an Early Wabash Railroad Engine

RR108-WABASH LOCOMOTIVE, APRIL, 1856006.jpg
Photograph of an early Wabash Railroad engine of 1856. Lake Erie, Wabash & St. Louis R.R.

Photograph of the Wabash R.R. Locomotive #1020A

RR117-WABASH LOCOMOTIVE 1020A, DIESEL, 5-20-1949016.jpg
Photograph of the Wabash R.R. Alco-GE Model PA-2 diesel locomotive #1020A in Decatur IL taken May 20th, 1949.

Photograph of the Wabash R.R. Locomotive #1007

RR120-Wabash RR EMD model E-8-A- engine 1007 on the Bluebird train at Decatur Il  03-09-1952  012.jpg
Photograph of the Wabash R.R. EMD Model E-8A diesel locomotive #1007, also known as the Bluebird, in Decatur IL taken on March 9th, 1952.

Photograph of the Wabash R.R. Locomotive #1009

RR122-Wabash RR EMD model E-8-A- engine 1009 in blue paint scheme with John Day at Decatur Il  1956014.jpg
Photograph of the Wabash R.R. EMD Model E-8A diesel locomotive #1009 in a blue paint scheme. The man in the photograph is John Day and this picture was taken in 1956 in Decatur IL.