• Dean Foods Grand Opening 1946

    Mabel Mackeben

    The interior of the Dean Food milk plant in Huntley is shown on its opening day on June 22, 1946.

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  • Huntley Senior Class 1926

    The Huntley High School graduating class of 1926 was photographed on September 22, 1925. Information on the back states it was the first year in the new school building. The class graduated on June 4…

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  • Connor Sisters

    The Connor sister are pictured at the 50th wedding anniversary celebration of John T. and Mary Connor Kelley on January 31, 1943. The sisters are, from left to right, Mrs. Foley, Mary Kelley (1867-195…

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  • Congregational Church Circa 1910

    The First Congregational Church of Huntley is seen from its west Church Street side. The original church was first dedicated in 1864. In 1887 the small social hall was built on to the rear of the chur…

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  • Elgin-Belvidere Interurban Trolley, Huntley Station

    Passengers stand on the platform of the Elgin-Belvidere interurban trolley stop at Huntley. The depot was on Main Street, west of Vine Street, today's Route 47. The trolley line operated regular daily…

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  • Huntley School Bus September 6, 1927

    The school bus for Huntley Consolidated Schools travels along a rural road outside of Huntley to pick up students to take them to the school in town. Huntley Consolidated 1927

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  • Blizzard February 1936 Main Street

    The January-February snow storms of 1936 crippled the town of Huntley for several weeks. The milk transfer truck was vital to getting the farmers milk to the train station. The truck is seen along Mai…

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  • Elgin-Belvidere Interurban Trolley, Personal Message

    The Elgin-Belvidere trolley, or streetcar, is shown in front of the Huntley station. A personal message has been written on the photograph and dated April 11, 1907. The Elgin-Belvidere interurban oper…

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  • Devine Cheese Factory Letter

    Solomon Gage

    This original letter was written by Solomon Gage who owned property in southwestern Rutland Township as early as 1870. Gage is asking Huntley businessman William Devine to repay a loan, as Gage wants…

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  • Dean Foods Factory Grand Opening Celebration

    Mabel Mackeben

    Gladys Maushak, left, Margaret Laue, center, and Louise Schoof, right, enjoy eating ice cream cones in Huntley's town square park as part of Dean Foods' milk plant grand opening celebration on June 22…

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  • Blizzard February 1936 Coral Street

    The January-February snows of 1936 were record setting, crippling the town of Huntley for weeks. After the snow, horses are tethered on the north side of Coral Street. The white John G. Kelley house (…

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  • Huntley Intermediate Class 1895

    Students in the 1895 Huntley School Intermediate class are identified as follows: Front row: Charles Schnulle, ? Martin, Pearl Heinz, and Christina Werde. Second Row: Lizzie Schnulle, Tollie Koppen, ?…

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  • Huntley High School Class 1945

    Top row left to right: Hannah Martin, teacher, Donald Tessmer, Richard Jacobs, Hildebrand Jonstra, Alfred Krause, Gene Wassterstrass, and Wayne Donahue. Front row: LaVerne Bartelt, Elena Olsen, Marla…

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  • Elgin-Belvidere Interurban Trolley

    Photograph of the Elgin-Belvidere interurban trolley, or streetcar. The Elgin-Belvidere interurban operated with regular daily stops at Gilberts, Huntley, Union, Marengo and Garden Prairie from 1905 t…

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  • Huntley District 158 School Board 1953

    Huntley District 158 School board members in 1953 included Fred Ahrens, Harley Mackeben, John McKlintock, Ernest Stading and Fred Maushak. Others are unidentified. HHS -School Board 1953

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  • Elgin-Belvidere Interurban Trolley, West Main Street

    Along its run between Elgin and Belvidere, the Elgin Belvidere Electric Company interurban trolley made a stop at this Huntley depot. It was located on Main Street, just west of Vine Street, today's R…

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  • Dean Foods Nearing Completion 1946

    Mabel Mackeben

    An exterior photograph of the new Dean Food milk plant in Huntley as it nears completion in 1946. The plant was the first new milk factory built in town since the 1920s. It operated at the Mill Street…

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  • Huntley High School Class of 1935, Hannah Martin Teacher

    Huntley High School class of 1935. Back row, left to right--Muriel Dolby, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Dolby, later married Homer Shelby and became a Huntley teacher; Gertrude Zerbel, daughter of C…

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  • Dean Foods Grand Opening June 1946

    Mabel Mackeben

    The interior of Dean Foods' Huntley plant was opened to the public for its grand opening on June 22, 1946.

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  • Main Street 1930s

    Huntley's Town Square is seen across Main Street looking to the northwest circa 1930s. The second gazebo can be seen in the town square park.

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