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F. B. Tait

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Photograph of F. B. Tait, (born 1850 died 1932) Decatur Industrialist, manufactured check rowers, corn palnters, and railway car trucks. Photo taken 1912.

Robert Faries

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Photograph of Robert Faries (d. 11/17/1919). Faries was a manufacturer, inventor, and president of the Faries Manufacturing Co. He bought Wilson Park, and renamed it Faries Park in 1910. He founded the Faries Manufacturing Co. in 1881, which…

A.W. Conklin

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Photograph of A.W. Conklin (b. 3/25/1835, d. 3/28/1909), a prominent Decatur manufacturer. Conklin helped establish the Decatur Bag Factory, which later became known as the Tait factory. He also established the Decatur Steam Bakery, which became…