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1. Dining chair, belonging to Abraham Lincoln Dining chair, belonging to Abraham Lincoln Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Victorian furniture; Furnishings; Dining; Seat furniture; Chairs; Slipper chair; Empire style Empire-style gondola chair. Side stiles and crest rail are joined to appear as one sweeping piece, bottom edge of crest rail cut out to form scrolls. Splat is vase-shaped - no shoe where joined to seat...

2. Welded rail, Chicago Great Western Railroad Welded rail, Chicago Great Western Railroad Railroads--Illinois; Rail crossings; Chicago Great Western Railroad Company; Rail transportation; Railroad tracks; Railroad locomotives Photograph, b/w

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. Loveseat, belonging to Abraham Lincoln Loveseat, belonging to Abraham Lincoln Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Victorian; Seat furniture; Furnishings; Chairs Small mahogany sofa or loveseat, black horsehair upholstery, serpentine rail with carved rose and open Molding. Legs and seat rail have carvings as well. Legs have carved petals, and center has fruit-like...

5. Chair, from the residence of Ninian W. and Elizabeth Todd Edwards, brother-in-law and sister of Mary Chair, from the residence of Ninian W. and Elizabeth Todd Edwards, brother-in-law and sister of Mary Todd Lincoln Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Victorian; Furnishings; Edwards, Ninian W., 1775-1833; Seat furniture; Chairs Victorian open balloon-back side chair. Top rail has carved flowers: two roses in middle, two nine-petal flowers with leaves at sides. Middle rail is curved and has four petal flowers with leaf motif....

6. Rail crossing in St. Charles, Illinois Rail crossing in St. Charles, Illinois Railroads--Illinois; Rail crossings; Chicago and North Western Railway Company; Rail transportation; Railroad tracks; Railroad locomotives Photograph, b/w

7. 'Piggyback' service, Chicago Great Western Railroad 'Piggyback' service, Chicago Great Western Railroad Railroads--Illinois; Rail crossings; Chicago Great Western Railroad Company; Rail transportation; Railroad tracks; Railroad locomotives Photograph, b/w

8. Rail Corn Crib Rail Corn Crib McLean County, Illinois; Corn cribs; Storage facilities; Rail corn cribs like this one, photographed about 1910, were popular forms of early pioneer corn storage.

9. 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.

10. Rocking chair, owned and used by Mary Todd Lincoln Rocking chair, owned and used by Mary Todd Lincoln Antebellum; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Seat furniture; Furnishings; Chairs; Lincoln, Mary Todd, 1818-1882; Caned rocking chair, back full-caned except for top rail; caned seat curved, rectangular, slightly sloping toward back. Front seat rail rounded, back and front legs bowed, rockers attached with pegs to...

11. Dining chair, belonging to Abraham Lincoln Dining chair, belonging to Abraham Lincoln Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Federal; Victorian; Seat furniture; Furnishings; Chairs; Hitchcock-style Hitchcock-style chair with rush seat. Black-painted with gilded lines and stencils, top rail has a stenciled tulip, middle rail stencil has grapes. Knees have leaves, turned bulbous stretcher in front,...

12. Dining chair, belonging to Abraham Lincoln Dining chair, belonging to Abraham Lincoln Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Federal; Victorian; Seat furniture; Furnishings; Hitchcock-style; Chairs Hitchcock-style chair with rush seat. Black with gold lines and stenciling. Top rail has stenciled tulip, middle rail has stenciled grapes, knees have stenciled leaf. Turned bulbous stretcher in front,...

13. Rocking chair, belonging to the Lincoln Family Rocking chair, belonging to the Lincoln Family Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Antebellum; Seat furniture; Furnishings; Chairs Small black horsehair-upholstered rocking chair. Very low arms from front seat rail at seat height, running back rising to little knobs at elbow height. Bottom rim on front seat rail. Front legs modified...

14. Sofa, left by Rev. Charles Dresser when he sold his home to the Lincolns Sofa, left by Rev. Charles Dresser when he sold his home to the Lincolns Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Victorian; Antebellum; Furniture; Sofa; Formal; Empire Transitional Late Empire sofa. Upholstered in rose brocade; slightly swelled wedge shape, small legs on castors, back is modified simple comb with slight scrolls 1/3 & 2/3 down top rail. Cyma curved arms,...

15. Dining car, Chicago and North Western Railway Dining car, Chicago and North Western Railway Railroads--Illinois; Rail crossings; Chicago and North Western Railway Company; Rail transportation; Railroad tracks; Railroad locomotives Photograph, b/w

16. Railroad porters, Chicago and North Western Railway Railroad porters, Chicago and North Western Railway Railroads--Illinois; Rail crossings; Chicago and North Western Railway Company; Rail transportation; Railroad tracks; Railroad locomotives Photograph, b/w

17. Texas engine #854, Chicago Great Western Railroad Texas engine #854, Chicago Great Western Railroad Railroads--Illinois; Rail crossings; Chicago Great Western Railroad Company; Rail transportation; Railroad tracks; Railroad locomotives Photograph, b/w

18. First diesel engine of the Chicago and Alton Railroad First diesel engine of the Chicago and Alton Railroad Railroads--Illinois; Rail crossings; Chicago and Alton Railroad; Rail transportation; Railroad tracks; Railroad locomotives; Chicago; St. Louis; Kansas Photograph, b/w

19. The Green Diamond, Illinois Central Railroad The Green Diamond, Illinois Central Railroad Illinois Central Railroad; Railroads--Illinois; Rail transportation; Railroad locomotives; Railroad tracks; Railroads; Chicago; St. Louis Drawing, color

20. Chicago and Alton train Chicago and Alton train Railroads--Illinois; Rail crossings; Chicago and Alton Railroad; Rail transportation; Railroad tracks; Railroad locomotives; Chicago; St. Louis; Kansas Photograph, b/w
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