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2006.54.5 96 dpi watermarked.jpg
The information included with this black and white photograph states, "Two of the last four machines shipped from W.F. & John Barnes plant on S. Water St. Shipped to Watervliet Arsenal near Philadelphia PA [actually located on the west bank of the…

96.25.13 96 dpi watermarked.jpg
An exterior view of the W. F. & John Barnes Co., manufacturers of drilling and boring machinery, located at 301 S. Water St. by the Rock River.

2008.33.22 96 dpi watermarked.jpg
Bird's-eye view of banks of machines with an employee at a set of controls. This represents the John S. Barnes Co., 301 S. Water St. in Rockford IL, known for fluid power controls, hydraulic pumps, and valve manufacturing. The numbers "25305-08-1"…

96.25.15 96 dpi watermarked.jpg
A worker stands at the controls for machines in the W. F. & John Barnes Co. The alphanumerics "FO-684-H7457" are written in the photograph's lower right corner.

93.78.10c 96 dpi watermarked.jpg
Four male employees are picture outside the W. F. & John Barnes Co. The second from the left is possibly Carl E. Johnson, machinist (see photos 93.78.10a and 93.78.10e).

93.78.10e 96 dpi watermarked.jpg
Eleven male workers and one female pose outside the W. F.& John Barnes Co. The third from the right may be Carl E. Johnson, machinist (see photo 93.78.10a).

93.78.10a 96 dpi watermarked.jpg
A black and white photograph of W. F. & John Barnes Co. interior, located at 301 S. Water St. in Rockford IL, and specializing in "drilling machines, foot power lathes and woodworking machinery" according to the 1920 city directory. Three workers are…

96.20.8 96 dpi watermarked.jpg
Delivery, shipping, and receiving dock with workmen on a truck and a car at Allen's Ice Cream Factory, located at 107-109 S. Water St. in Rockford IL.
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