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1. Schacht Model K Runabout Schacht Model K Runabout Automobiles; Cars; Land transportation; Transportation; Cincinnati, Ohio The Schacht Model K Runabout is a two-passenger automobile with a carriage body. The engine is in the rear of the vehicle. A hand crank starts engine. The steering wheel is located on the right side. The...

2. Swift Illustrated Swift Illustrated Meat industry and trade; Packing-houses; Beef packers; Margarine; Lard; Cleaning compound industry; Soap factories; Swift and Company Trade catalog from Swift and Company. Dimensions are 4.25" x 6".

3. Illinois Central Locomotive, The 'Mississipi' Illinois Central Locomotive, The 'Mississipi' Railroads; Locomotives; Illinois Central Railroad; Steam locomotives; Rail transportation; World's Fair; Columbian Exposition; A Century of Progress; Civil War; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, Illinois; The 'Mississippi' is a relatively small locomotive, even for its day. The locomotive's smokestack is twelve feet high, seven feet wide, and fourteen feet long. Behind the locomotive's engine is a flatcar...

4. Wm. Deering and Co. Manufacturers of Harvesting Machinery Wm. Deering and Co. Manufacturers of Harvesting Machinery Agricultural implement industry; Agricultural innovations; Deering, William Trade catalog from Wm. Deering and Company. Dimensions: 7.5 x 10.25

5. Bloomington Pork Packing Company Bloomington Pork Packing Company McLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Pork; Shipping; Hogs; Pigs In 1872, William Van Schoick combined his company with three partners to form the Bloomington Pork Packing Company. The company butchered 15,000 hogs annually, but ultimately failed, due to competition...

6. Pioneer Zephyr Pioneer Zephyr Railroads; Rail transportation; Trains; Streamline design; Art Moderne; Art Deco; Diesel locomotives; World's Fair; A Century of Progress; Speed records; A streamlined stainless steel high-speed motor three-car train, powered by a 600 horsepower diesel engine. The train is 197 feet long. It weighs ninety-eight tons.

7. 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....

8. Harley-Davidson Sport Model Harley-Davidson Sport Model Motorcycles; Land transportation; Transportation; The Harley-Davidson 1919 Sport Model is a one-passenger motorcycle with a storage rack behind the seat. The gasoline tank is positioned between the chrome handlebars and seat. The cycle’s engine is two-cylinder...

9. Concord Coach Concord Coach Land transportation; Road coach; Transportation; Mail coaches; Concord, New Hampshire; Passenger coaches; Mail delivery; Stagecoaches A nine passenger, Eastern-style Concord road coach. Originally the coach’s body was painted red and its carriage yellow, but the coach has been over painted with the exception of the door scenes. Its...

10. Milburn Electric Car Milburn Electric Car Automobiles; Cars; Electric automobiles; Transportation; Land transportation; Toledo, Ohio A black and blue two-passenger, two-door electric car. The car has a tiller for steering, two headlights, one taillight, and four rubber tires.

11. Royal Page Davidson Armored Car Royal Page Davidson Armored Car Automobiles; Steam automobiles; Military automobiles; Military cars; Peoria, Illinois; Northwestern Military Academy; Transportation; Land transportation; Patents The Royal Page Davidson Armored car weighs 1,100 pounds. Its steam boiler is in the front and is connected to a six horsepower Duryea three-cylinder steam engine. On the vehicle's front frame is mounted...

12. An engraving of Kady Brownell in Army Clothing An engraving of Kady Brownell in Army Clothing United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Women; Brownell, Kady A black and white engraving of Kady Brownell from the book: Moore, Frank. "Women of the War: Their Heroism and Self-Sacrifice." Hartford, Conn.: S.S. Scranton & Co., 1866. She is wearing an army costume...

13. Company cooks of the Army of the Potomac Company cooks of the Army of the Potomac United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States. Army of the Potomac; Cooks; Soldiers; Military life; Civil War Photograph, b/w

14. 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;...

15. D.S. Morgan and Co. Agricultural Machinery and Novelties in Implements D.S. Morgan and Co. Agricultural Machinery and Novelties in Implements Agricultural implement industry; Agricultural innovations; Morgan, D.S. Trade catalog from D. S. Morgan and Company. Dimensions: 8" x 5.5".

16. R.R. Thompson and Son Advertisement R.R. Thompson and Son Advertisement Advertisements; Furniture; Upholstery; Business people; Industry; Mattresses; McLean County, Illinois The R.R. Thompson and Son Company was an early Bloomington mattress and furniture factory.

17. Van Schoick and Company Pork Packers Advertisement Van Schoick and Company Pork Packers Advertisement Bloomington, Illinois; McLean County, Illinois; Pork; Shipping William Van Schoick and Company processed the "Celebrated Bloomington Ham." In 1872, the company became the Bloomington Pork Packing Co.

18. Bloomington Manufacturing Company Bloomington Manufacturing Company McLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Industry; Mowing; Bicycles & tricycles; Carriages & coaches The Bloomington Manufacturing Company manufactured the "Graham Mower and Reaper" in the 1860s.

19. Bloomington Cracker Company Advertisement Bloomington Cracker Company Advertisement McLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Biscuits; Bakeries; Crackers; Cakes; Advertisements The Bloomington Cracker Company on East Front Street was also Gerken's Bakery.

20. Colwell Systems, Champaign, Illinois Colwell Systems, Champaign, Illinois Buildings; Champaign, Illinois; Industry; Technology 201 Kenyon Road, Champaign, became the Colwell Systems company's new address in 1960.
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