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1. 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

2. 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

3. Passenger train, Chicago and North Western Railway Passenger train, Chicago and North Western Railway Railroads--Illinois; Chicago and North Western Railway Company Photograph, b/w

4. 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

5. 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

6. 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

7. 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

8. 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

9. '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

10. 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

11. Bloomington - Normal Street Car Bloomington - Normal Street Car McLean County, Illinois; Transportation; Street railroads; The photo shows street cars that were part of the street railway system. The viaduct under the C&A tracks in Normal is shown, and it is still used by an occasional auto.

12. Bedkey and Folding Bed Bedkey and Folding Bed Bed, Folding; Log cabins; Bedkey; Pioneers; Settlers; Westward movement; Sleep tight! Bedkey and folding rope bed

13. Cabinet photograph of the wedding of Allen Grant Little and Florence Howard True Cabinet photograph of the wedding of Allen Grant Little and Florence Howard True Little, Allen Grant; Marriage; True, Florence Howard; Weddings; Farm life; Agriculture; Hensley Township, Illinois Wedding photograph of Allen Grant Little and Florence Howard True. The photograph was probably taken on their wedding date, July 22, 1896. Allen ordered six copies of the photograph.

14. Tile, Drainage Tile, Drainage Drainage; Farming; Farmers; Agriculture; History; Champaign County, Illinois Long Ceramic Field Tile. Trumpet-shaped with flared end at the bottom. Tapererd with an enlarged ring and narrow fitting rim on the other end. Hand thrown.

15. Patriotic ribbon Patriotic ribbon Patriotism; Celebrations; Fourth of July celebrations; Gifford, Illinois; Patriotic ribbon in red, white, and blue. Bow at the top with one white, red, and blue streamer. Red streamer has the following inscription: "July 4th 1908, Daisy Hickman, Gifford, '08".

16. Screwdriver Screwdriver Equipment; Hand forged; Screwdriver; Chesebro Blacksmith Shop; Blacksmithing; Iron; Hand made screwdriver with 5" oval handle. Painted black with a twisted head. 13" long.

17. Negative, Glass-plate Negative, Glass-plate Illinois; Clothing & dress; Champaign County, Illinois; Photography; Childhood & youth; Education; Wright, Zay; Partial glass plate negative. Picture of Zay Wright in the yard standing under a tree. She is dressed in a white ruffled mid-length dress. She's wearing white sandals with heels, stockings, and has a large...

18. Planter, Hand Planter, Hand Farming; Farmers; Appliances; Corn; Agriculture; Illinois; 1. Homemade corn planter, painted blue. No distinguishing marks. Has handle, seed hopper and hand-lever. 2. Wooden planter. Long square body, flat on one side and tapers to a blunt point on the front....

19. Plow, Breaking Plow, Breaking Plowing; Champaign County, Illinois; Farming; Farmers; Prairies; Agriculture; Illinois; Wood and wrought iron plow. Long, tapered, and slightly curved wooden beam with "V" shaped handles attached to the back of the beam. Long dished iron blade held in place with a forged iron screw and iron...

20. Projectile Point Projectile Point Point, Projectile; Arms & armament; Illinois; Indians of North America; Champaign County, Illinois; Woodland Indians Off-white colored stone projectile point. Equilateral shaped head with a notched stem and a lower flared base. Sharp edges on two sides and point. Probably late Hopewell/Woodland period.
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