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78.184.6 96 dpi watermarked.jpg
This view looks west across the brick-paved Chestnut Street Bridge. Behind the Texaco station on the left stands the majestic Hotel Nelson, and on the right is the equally impressive Brown Building behind the electric company in the foreground.

2007.1.19 96 dpi watermarked.jpg
A view looking southwest across the Rock River at Rockford's West side. The Chestnut Street Bridge spans the photo and the U.S. flag in the lower left corner is the end of the Rockford Register Star newspaper building. GC Electronics Co. is in the…

86.209.7 96 dpi watermarked.jpg
This view looks from the west side of Rockford across the Rock River to the east side between the Chestnut Street Bridge (right) and the State Street Bridge (left).

2001.15.28 96 dpi watermarked.jpg
This black and white photograph, possibly used in the Rockford Register Star newspaper, depicts the News Tower building at 97 E. State Street, on the east side of the Rock River between bridges: the State Street Bridge (lower) and the Chestnut Street…

90.5.40 96 dpi watermarked.jpg
View of Rockford's east side showing prominent Rockford buildings and businesses between the East State Street and Chestnut Street bridges, from left to right: Republic Building, Rockford YMCA Building, Rockford Steam Boiler, and Watchmaker's…

88.122.817 96 dpi watermarked.jpg
In 1890, the East State Street bridge in downtown Rockford was replaced with a new bridge. The old bridge was cut into large sections and floated down river to create a new Chestnut Street bridge. This photograph captures one of those sections being…

85.109.(I)113 100 dpi watermarked.jpg
A graphic rendering with a moon peeking through clouds to illuminate the city's buildings on both sides of the Rock River.
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