Illinois Terminal Bridge Construction

BR22-bridge.jpg

Dublin Core

Title

Illinois Terminal Bridge Construction

Subject

Bridges
Illinois Terminal Bridge
Photo File: Bridges
Sangamon River
Decatur, IL.
Macon County, IL.
J. K. Stafford
Decatur Bridge Company
Mississippi Valley Structural Steel Co.

Description

Photograph of the Illinois Terminal Bridge construction over the Sangamon River. J. K. Stafford was probably Decatur's first industrial photographer. For 26 years he was employed by the Decatur Bridge Company and during this time took hundreds of pictures of construction work done by the company. This picture shows work on the Illinois Terminal Bridge across the Sangamon River. The Bridge Co. later became Mississippi Valley Structural Steel Co. Print from J. K. Stafford collection of negatives taken in the late 1890's and early 1900's which were in the possession of Mr. and Mrs. Jack French of Cerro Gordo in 1954; recovered from Stafford attic in July 1953.

Creator

J. K. Stafford

Source

Cerro Gordo, IL.

Publisher

Decatur Public Library, Decatur, IL.

Date

1890 - 1900

Contributor

J. K. Stafford
M/M Jack French

Rights

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Relation

none

Format

.jpg

Language

English

Type

photograph

Identifier

BR22

Coverage

Bridges, Illinois Terminal Railroad Bridge, Photo File: Bridges, Decatur, IL., Macon County, IL., Sangamon River, Decatur Bridge Co., Mississippi Valley Structural Steel Co.

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

photograph

Physical Dimensions

8 x 10"

Collection

Citation

J. K. Stafford, “Illinois Terminal Bridge Construction,” Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection, accessed August 14, 2022, http://omeka.decaturlibrary.org/items/show/2498.