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Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection

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  • Tags: Wabash Railroad

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

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Photograph of the Wabash R.R. Alco-GE Model PA-2 diesel locomotive #1020A in Decatur IL taken May 20th, 1949.

Photo of Suffern-Hunt Mill

Photograph of the Suffern-Hunt Mill, Union St. at Wabash Railroad. Sold to American Hominy Co. 1905, sold to Edward Evans 10/3/1924, sold to Decatur Milling Co. 10/26/1924. Photo taken in 1919.

Wabash Railroad on the St. Louis Bridge

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.…

John Zeller

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Photograph of John Zeller; (died 4/11/1932). He came to Decatur about 1860 and started driving oxen used by the Wabash in switching cars. Later he took a job in a meat packing plant that was located about where the Catholic Cemetery (Calvary)now is…