• Huntley Train Depot

    Train Depot, circa 1915. Buildings to the south of the depot were for depot equipment. The Cornell Factory chimney can be seen in the background. If you look closely, you can see that one passenger ha…

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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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  • Deicke Farm 1940

    Farm on Main Street just north of the current day Deicke Park.

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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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  • Colleen's Cote 1950's

    Colleen's Cote, Holstein dairy cattle. Farm owned by Neil C. Hurley, Jr. The farm was south of Pleasant Valley Road, north of Hensel Road and west of Hamilton Road. Circa 1950's. Mr. Hurley invited th…

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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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  • Devine Loan Letter

    William Devine

    William Devine (1848-1909). This letter is a handwritten business correspondence between NW. Devine and F. J. Dacy Esquire in Woodstock, Illinois. William was born in Gilberts, Rutland Township, Illin…

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  • Jolly Seven Pleasure Club Grand Dance 1900

    Jolly Seven Pleasure Club program for a Grand Dance on May 17, 1901. Jolly Seven Pleasure Club.

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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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  • Fire Department in First Village Hall Through 1939

    The first Village Hall on Railroad Street, across from the train depot, was one of the earliest fire department locations. Note the large doors to the left of the main entrance. Fire equipment was hou…

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  • Elgin-Belvidere Interurban Trolley, Rural Huntley

    Carl Schmalz

    The Elgin-Belvidere interurban trolley makes its way along the west side of Huntley. The Dairy Route, as the line was called, operated from 1905 to 1930, with several stops daily. The Elgin-Belvidere…

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  • Sawyer Kelley Mill Circa 1990

    Joyce Perbix

    Originally known as Sawyer Kelley Mill, located on the south side of Main Street at Woodstock Street, is shown in later years when the building was owned by Wayne Donahue. Donahue's real estate office…

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  • Sawyer Kelley Mill as Post Office

    The building that once sat at the southwest corner of Main and Woodstock streets, known as the Sawyer-Kelley Mill, served as the town post office at one time. Raymond J. Kelley, left, was the postmast…

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  • Cornell Milk Factory

    This facility at Church and Mill streets had been the Cornell Brothers Milk Factory from 1907 until about 1915. The Jelke Milk Company took over the building about 1915 and the second tower was built…

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