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Photo Library Block/Haines & Essick

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Photograph of the Library Block and Haines and Essick, northeast corner of William and Main streets, photo taken summer of 1996.

Library Block Fire

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Photograph of the Library Block taken 2/21/1892 after the fire. Photo taken from Southwest looking toward the south west corner of the building.

J. D. Barnhart Store

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Photograph of the J. D. Barnhart Store, 1103-1111 N. Water St., Decatur, IL.

Wabash Railroad Bridge, Decatur, IL.

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Photograph of the Wabash Railroad Bridge, Decatur, IL. printed on a postcard.

Illinois Terminal Bridge Construction

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Photograph of the Illinois Terminal Bridge construction over the Sangamon River. J. K. Stafford was probably Decatur's first industrial photographer. For 26 years he was employed by the Decatur Bridge Company and during this time took hundreds of…

Wabash Railroad on the St. Louis Bridge

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Photograph Wabash passenger train on the St. Louis Bridge heading to St. Louis, MO. Photo taken Aug 28, 1898. Print from the J. K. Stafford Collection of negatives taken in the late 1890's and early 1900's which were in possession of Mr. and Mrs.…

Illinois Central Railroad Bridge looking down stream.

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Photograph of the Illinois Central Railroad Bridge looking downstream. This photo was taken before Lake Decatur filled up. It is looking downstream, west toward the Illinois Central R.R. bridge. The bridge also was later raised from the level shown…

Photo of Illinois Central Railroad Bridge

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Photograph of a steam engine pulling a train on the Illinois Central Railroad Bridge (with cemetery in background). Photo taken Jan 20, 1907. The negative did not tell where this bridge was located. Print from J. K. Stafford Collection of negatives…

St. Louis R.R. Bridge, Decatur, IL.

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Photograph of a steam engine pulling cars on the St. Louis Railroad bridge over the Sangamon River, Decatur, IL.