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Photograph of the Wabash R.R. St. Louis Bridge
Photograph of the Wabash R.R. St. Louis Bridge, taken December 1st, 1912. Caption: A crew of men with a steam engine has been working under the railroad track on this bridge most of the summer. It has been a curious sight to see an upright boiler…

Photograph of an Early Wabash Railroad Engine
Photograph of an early Wabash Railroad engine of 1856. Lake Erie, Wabash & St. Louis R.R.

Photograph of St. Louis Businessmen in Decatur to Board the Train Carrying Battery A
Photograph of a group of about fifty St. Louis business and professional men, headed by Mayor Henry Ziegenhein, came to Decatur to meet and board the train carrying Batter A, the only Missouri unit to serve overseas during the Spanish American War.…

J. R. Paisley
Photograph of J. R. Paisley, President of the Standard Life Insurance Co. This company was brought to Decatur in 1911 through his efforts. It was then the Mutual Protective League of which he was supreme president. In 1914 the name was changed to…