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Bill of sale to Anthony Collins from C.I. Horsman, for carting loads of goods to the depot.

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Agreement between Mary Morgan and Theodore Malett, Roscoe for right of way for Rockford Central Railroad Company.

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Agreement between Mary Morgan and Peter Mabre, Roscoe for right of way for Rockford Central Railroad Company.

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Agreement between Mary Morgan and [Margaret] Lewis, Rockford for right of way to Rockford Central Railroad Company - unsigned.

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Subscription list, blank, for the Rockford Central Railroad Company as directed by the Board of Directors.

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Article of Agreement between Mary Morgan and L. B. Bradley for right of way for the Rockford Central Railroad Company through his orchard and pasture.

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Article of Agreement between Mary Morgan and N. D. Keeler for right of way for the Rockford Central Railroad Company. The agreement includes accommodations for safe passage of cattle.

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Article of Agreement between Mary Morgan and Giles Pronson for right of way for the Rockford Central Railroad Company.

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Article of Agreement between Mary Morgan and Smith Jenks for right of way for the Rockford Central Railroad Company.

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The south side of the 200 block of East State Street, looking east from the railroad tracks. Visible are signs for The Hideaway, Sheree's Show Lounge, and a storefront advertising pool tables and bicycles for sale.

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The 20th Street RR viaduct just north of 23rd Avenue in September 1977.

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Railroad tracks at Mulberry Street. The Fairgrounds Housing development is visible in the background. October 1975.

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Rail viaduct over South Main Street on south side of downtown, looking north.

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One-lane traffic on the south side of the 20th Street railroad viaduct, just north of 23rd Avenue in September 1977.

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The South Main Street Railroad viaduct, painted with a mural of a train, October 1979

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Winnebago Street Viaduct under construction in August 1982.

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The Water Street Railroad viaduct south of Walnut Street.

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Train for the Milwaukee Road at rail yards in June 1979.

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Chicago and Northwestern Railroad bridge over the Rock River, looking east.

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Illinois Central Railroad marker in April 1976.

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Illinois Central Railroad depot in April 1976.

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Water Street Railroad bridge (south of Walnut Street) in August 1978.

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Water Street Railroad bridge looking south from south of Walnut Street in August 1978.

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Area near the railroad bridge over the Rock River in July 1986.

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Railroad bridge over the Rock River with people fishing along the river bank. July 1986.

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Railroad bridge over the Rock River in May 1987.

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Railroad bridge over the Rock River in May 1987.

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Railroad bridge over the Rock River in May 1987.

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Ingersoll Milling Machine Company "I" Machine which was sold to the Reading Railroad to mill railroad rods. Photo is part of a Machine Photo Record assembled by J.R. Johnson to show machines built by Ingersoll between 1892-1919. Most photographs are…

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Ingersoll Milling Machine Company Duplex Swivel Head Machine for making tunnel segments for the Pennsylvania Railroad. Photo is part of a Machine Photo Record assembled by J.R. Johnson to show machines built by Ingersoll between 1892-1919. Most…

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Ingersoll Milling Machine Company "I" Machine. This machine was manufactured for companies in New York State who were building tunnels under the New York river for the Pennsylvania Railroad. Photograph 29A shows J.L. Davidson, General Foreman of the…

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Ingersoll Milling Machine Company "M" Machine with Positive Feed. This is a modification of the "I" Machine. Photo is part of a Machine Photo Record assembled by J.R. Johnson to show machines built by Ingersoll between 1892-1919. Most photographs are…

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The Pioneer, built in 1837, was the first train locomotive to operate in Chicago. It was used by the Galena and Chicago Union railroad which later became the Chicago and Northwestern Railway. It became a work locomotive laying track for the Chicago,…

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An early Rockford Street Railway trolley exiting the car barn on Kishwaukee Street. It is being pulled by two mules.

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A train engine in front of an unidentified depot. A delivery wagon pulled by mules is near the train.

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Rockford and Interurban Railway Company trolley. The company provided passenger and freight service 1880 - 1936.

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Illinois Central Railroad crossing on Seminary Street. Automated gates were introduced in the 1930s to protect cars and pedestrians. Crossing warning signs were not standardized until 1949. Originally wooden crossing gates blocked the entire…

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An Interurban car operating with tall snow piled along the tracks.

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Rockford Interurban rail car, numbered 703. Closed cars had odd numbers and open cars were assigned even numbers.

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A group of people waiting at the Chicago, Milwaukee, and Gary (CM&G) Railroad depot at 808 Seventh Street in Rockford.

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A train wreck with locomotive number 430

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The interior of an office at the Chicago, Milwaukee and Gary Railroad (C M & G) depot located at 808 Seventh Street.

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Northwestern Railroad crossing on South Main Street using crossing gates for safety.

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Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad Company (C B & Q) Depot located on South Main Street near Pine Street. It was built circa 1894.

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State Street Bridge, looking west. In the foreground is a Rockford and Interurban Railway trolley.

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The last train through the Harlem Station, Harlem, Illinois. The Patterson Company grain elevator is in the background.

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The Harlem, Illinois train depot in the snow.

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A depot for the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad (CB&Q) which was created in Aurora, Illinois, 1855. Another depot building was a Camp Grant in 1917.

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Illinois Central Railroad depot tower possibly near Kent Creek, Rockford, Illinois.

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A railroad locomotive rounding a curve. In the foreground is a gauntlet track indicated by the second set of rails inside the outer rails. A gauntlet track is used where space is limited. Two sets of rails run parallel to each other on the same rail…

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A railroad bridge over a river. Possible an Illinois Central Railroad bridge.

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A railroad bridge over the Rock River, possibly for the Illinois Central Railroad. View of the Rock River from Bremer Street.

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Rockford; Chicago Northwestern Railroad Class R-1 steam locomotive #1146 Whyte system 4-6-0 Ten Wheeler, (4 wheel pilot truck, 6 drivers, no trailing truck) The building behind the engine is the C&NW, Rockford Engine House or Roundhouse.

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Rockford Interurban and Railway Company car barn with trolleys and a maintenance car sitting on the tracks.

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First train on the Chicago, Rockford, Northern Railroad that later became CB&Q. During the 1860s and 1870s prominent Rockford citizens worked to bring new railroad companies to Rockford to break the monopoly of the Galena and Chicago Union. A…

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Building tracks for the Illinois Central Railroad.

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Building tracks for the Illinois Central Railroad.

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Men building tracks for the Illinois Central Railroad at the viaduct on South Winnebago Street. The house at right is facing South Winnebago Street on property adjacent to Robert Tinker's cottage.

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Train wreck in Illinois Central railroad yards. A car carrying corn kernels is split open.

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Rockford and Interurban Railway car number 717.
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