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Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection

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Photographs of the Racetrack

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The first photo was taken August 23rd, 1898 at the George A. Keller racetrack located just north of Garfield Ave. and between the I.T.S. tracks and the Illinois Central R.R. tracks. The track was closed in 1908 when local option hit Decatur and…

Photograph of Automobiles Racing at the Fairgrounds

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Photograph of automobiles racing at the fairgrounds at an unknown date.

Photo Of Early Automobile Race

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Photograph of two automobiles racing in 1910.