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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…

Frank O. Zetterlind

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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…

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.

Richard F. McEvoy

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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…