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1. Perdew Mallard Hen Decoy Perdew Mallard Hen Decoy Decoys; Carving; Illinois River; Ducks; Hunting; Perdew, Charles, 1874-1963; A mallard hen duck decoy of polychromed carved wood with a lead keel weight on the bottom that reads "HENRY...PERDEW...ILL". The hen is varying shades of brown with a blue patch on each wing. Dimensions...

2. Wooden Water Pipe Wooden Water Pipe Water; Pipes; Water supply; Water system; Plumbing; Chicago, Illinois; This water pipe is two sections of hollowed-out wooden logs connected by a smaller wooden tube that bisects the center of each log. The dimensions of the two large wooden logs are ten inches in diameter....

3. Cable Car Cable Car Chicago, Illinois; Cable cars; Trolley cars; Cable railroads; Rail transportation; Electric streetcars; Electric railroads The cable car is fifteen feet tall, eight feet wide, and twenty feet long. There are six two-person seats on each side. Its wooden seats are similar to bench seats found in a church. The cable car is made...

4. Man holding cornstalks Man holding cornstalks McLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Corn A man dressed in a vest and tie holds up a complete corn plant in each hand, each about 11 feet high.

5. Round Barn, University of Illinois, Urbana Round Barn, University of Illinois, Urbana Buildings; Urbana, Illinois; Education; Farming; Barns; Agricultural facilities; Agriculture; Round Barn, University of Illinois, Urbana.

6. Perdew Mallard Drake Decoy Perdew Mallard Drake Decoy Decoys; Ducks; Perdew, Charles, 1874-1963; Illinois River; Carving; Hunting A mallard drake decoy made of polychromed carved wood with a lead keel weight on the bottom reading "HENRY ... PERDEW ... ILL". The head is green with a yellow beak, reddish brown chest, a white ring around...

7. New York Central Steam Locomotive #999; New York Central Steam Locomotive #999; Rail transportation; Railroads; Steam locomotives; New York City; Chicago, Illinois; Columbian Exposition; World records; Speed records The New York Central 999 steam locomotive and fuel car measure approximately sixteen feet tall, ten feet wide, and forty-eight feet long. The driving wheels are seven feet, two inches tall. The locomotive...

8. Museum and Santa Fe Railroad Model Museum and Santa Fe Railroad Model Rail transportation; Transportation; Trains; Railroads; Model trains; Colter, May, 1869-1958; Pasadena, California; Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, Illinois; The Museum and Santa Fe Railroad exhibit consists of 1,200 feet of track running through a 3,000 square-foot landscape representing, the Great Plains, the Arizona desert and Grand Canyon, and California....

9. Illinois 34th Infantry Regiment Illinois 34th Infantry Regiment Illinois--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Regimental histories; United States Army--Illinois Infantry Regiment, 34th (1861-1865); United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Regimental histories In 1901 the Illinois Adjutant General published revised reports about Illinois regiments in the Civil War. These regimental reports provide a detailed account of the men who served in the War; for example,...

10. Illinois Central Rail-Road Company Offers for Sale Over 2,000,000 Acres, Selected Farming and Wood Lands Illinois Central Rail-Road Company Offers for Sale Over 2,000,000 Acres, Selected Farming and Wood Lands In Tracts of Forty Acres and Upwards, to Suit Purchasers, on Long Credits, & At Low Rates of Interest, Situated on Each Side of Their Rail-Road, Extending All the Way From the Extreme North to the South of the State of Illinois Railroad Land Grants--Illinois; Illinois Central Railroad; Agriculture; Farming This Illinois Central Railroad Company pamphlet is an advertisement for selling land. The first half of the pamphlet contains information on the railroad route; location of lands; prices and terms of payment;...

11. World's Columbian Exposition Fisheries Building World's Columbian Exposition Fisheries Building World's Columbian Exposition (Chicago, Illinois); Exhibition buildings A black and white photograph of the exterior of the Fisheries Building at the World’s Columbian Exposition in 1893. Source: Arnold, C. D. Collection of Photographs Illustrating the Construction and Progress...

12. World's Columbian Exposition Horticultural Building World's Columbian Exposition Horticultural Building World's Columbian Exposition (Chicago, Illinois); Exhibition buildings A black and white photograph of the exterior of the Horticultural Building at the World’s Columbian Exposition in 1893. Source: Arnold, C. D. Collection of Photographs Illustrating the Construction and...

13. World's Columbian Exposition Ferris Wheel World's Columbian Exposition Ferris Wheel World's Columbian Exposition (Chicago, Illinois); Exhibition buildings A black and white photograph of the Ferris Wheel at the World’s Columbian Exposition in 1893. Source: Arnold, C. D. Collection of Photographs Illustrating the Construction and Progress of the World’s...

14. Illinois Central Railroad Illinois Central Railroad Illinois Central Railroad; Railroads; Pamphlet about the Illinois Central Railroad lands that were for sale in Illinois in 1858, contains a description of the lands, advantages of settling in Illinois, various letters in regard to soil, etc.,...

15. Sanborn Map, Grand Opera House, 1892 Sanborn Map, Grand Opera House, 1892 McLean County, Illinois; Sanborn Maps Sanborn map of the Grand Opera House in McLean County, Illinois, 1892. The Opera House is located next to the A. Brockaw Plow Factory. (alternate spelling: Brokaw)

16. Sanborn Map, Grand Opera House, 1901 Sanborn Map, Grand Opera House, 1901 McLean County, Illinois; Sanborn Maps Sanborn map of the Grand Opera House in McLean County, Illinois, 1901.

17. Sanborn Map, Grand Opera House, 1886 Sanborn Map, Grand Opera House, 1886 McLean County, Illinois; Sanborn Maps Sanborn map of the Grand Opera House in McLean County, Illinois, 1886. The Opera House is located next to the A. Brockaw Plow Factory. (alternate spelling: Brokaw)

18. Sanborn Map, Grand Opera House, 1896 Sanborn Map, Grand Opera House, 1896 McLean County, Illinois; Sanborn Maps Sanborn map of the Grand Opera House in McLean County, Illinois, 1896. The Opera House is located next to the A. Brockaw (alternate spelling: Brokaw) Plow Factory.

19. Sanborn Map, Urbana, Illinois Sanborn Map, Urbana, Illinois Illinois; Sanborn Maps; Urbana, Illinois Sanborn map of Urbana, Illinois. Shows area north of Railroad, and crossed by Main.

20. Sanborn Map, Urbana, Illinois Sanborn Map, Urbana, Illinois Illinois; Sanborn Maps; Urbana, Illinois Sanborn map of four block area of Urbana, Illinois.
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