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Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection

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Photographs from the Decatur Cereal Mill Fire

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Photographs taken from the Decatur Cereal Mill Fire, formerly known as the Suffern-Hunt Mill, which occurred on June 8, 1909. The fire started in the dryers on the sixth floor of the mill, however the cause was a mystery. The fire was discovered by…

Photographs from the American Hominy Company Fire

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Photographs from the fire at the American Hominy Company formerly the Suffern & Hunt Mill, located at N. Union and the Wabash R.R. The fire started in the third story at 12:45 in the morning on November 27, 1913. Fire Chief Devore ordered out the…

The Mill, Benton, IL

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Photograph of the mill in Benton, IL.

Smith Mill in 1905

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Photograph of Smith Mill in 1905.