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Arthur M. Waggoner

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Photograph of Arthur M. Waggoner; Decatur Architect in 1934 was appointed C. W. A. purchasing agent for Macon County, IL. He was formerly connected with the C. J. Aschauer Contractors.

Bridge in Macon County, IL.

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Photograph of bridge under construction in Macon County, IL.

Bridge near Decatur, IL.

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Photograph of old wooden bridge, trees and bridge reflected in the water.

Bridges over Decatur Lake, Decatur, IL.

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Photograph of bridges; railroad and vehicle, taken Aug 1950 by W. M. Bishop of Decatur, IL.

Charles A. Thrift

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Photograph of Charles A. Thrift; (died 2/27/1935) married Jennie McKinley, 1/12/1887. Twice elected sheriff of Macon County, first in 1902 and again in 1926.

Charles E. Tandy

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Photograph of Charles E. Tandy; (died July 1924; married Caroline Talbott, 2/3/1887); Sheriff of Macon County, IL. 1914-1919. Photo ran 7/2/1924.

County Bridge Looking Upstream From Waterworks

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Photograph of the county bridge looking upstream from near the waterworks. Photo was taken before the lake filled up. Photo by Rembrandt Studio of Decatur, IL.

Daniel "Big Dan" Sullivan

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Photograph of Daniel "Big Dan" Sullivan (died 4/8/1926). "Big Dan" Sullivan formerly chief of police of Decatur and a former deputy sheriff of Macon County. Daniel Sullivan was born in Jacksonville, but came to Decatur when a very young man. He went…

David Patterson

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Photograph of David Patterson; (died Mar 7, 1919). Wealthy land owner and farmer of Macon County, IL. He was member of the Masons and Knights Templar. Photo by VanDeventer of Decatur, IL.