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Photographs of the Wabash R.R. Rogers Replica

RR95-Rodgers replica longside engine 2519 10-13-1948224.jpg
Photographs of the Wabash R.R. Rogers replica, one, taken around 1948, alongside engine #2519; the other, taken in 1954, on display with the caption: "The Rogers-Operated 115 years. Replica of first locomotive to operate west of the Alleghenies. Made…

Photograph of 261 & 275 W. Decatur St.

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Photograph of 261 & 275 W. Decatur St. The house on the left, 261, was acquired by Jason Rogers in 1877. It had been built several years previous to this. Jeanette Rogers, daughter of Jason Rogers, died in 1949 and in 1951 the house was acquired by…