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Photograph of the Wabash R.R. Blacksmith Shop Employees

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Photograph of the Wabash R.R. blacksmith shop employees at the car depot taken on April 4, 1930.

Frank O. Zetterlind

Photograph of Frank O. Zetterlind; (died 10/13/1933). He was an employee of the Mueller Co. for 53 years. He came to Decatur in June of 1880 and was hired as a blacksmith by Hieronymous Mueller. He later became head of the blacksmith shop there and…

Richard F. McEvoy

Photograph of Richard F. McEvoy (d. Feb 15, 1931). He was born in Decatur and was a blacksmith by trade. For many years he was employed at the Wayne Sulkeyette and Road Cart Co. He later worked for Townsend Bros. and still later for Bowman bros. He…

Andrew J. Dunston

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Photograph of Andrew J. Dunston (b. 4/9/1852, d. 1933). He was a blacksmith and horseshoer for over 60 years. Dunston built a building at 136 S. Franklin in 1892 that was eventually bought by Lubin A. Freeland for a machine shop. He was the father…