• Road Race 1914, Receiving Instructions

    Eck, Art

    Road Race 1914. Receiving Instructions at Starting Line. Men lined up at start finish. No cars. Similar to 1989.001.1720 and 1989.001.3574.

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  • Renwick Residence

    Adams, Spencer Manley (1852-1922)

    Residence of G. W. Renwick on the southeast corner of South Spring and DuPage Street. Now downtown campus of Elgin Community College. A wooden walkway leads to raised stone stairs in front of a brick…

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  • Mulliken Apartment and Office Building

    Gylleck, Elmer (1898-1988)

    Dr. O.D. Mulliken Apartment and Office Building, 112 N. Spring St. Three story building. Stone facade for first floor and brick for second and third floor. Similar to 1989.001.3224

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  • Gifford Residence

    Adams, Spencer Manley (1852-1922)

    The second residence of James T. Gifford, 277 Prairie. The home is two stories and of brick construction. A large porch wraps around the home and is supported by brick pillars. There is a vertical cla…

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  • Road Race Trophy

    Unknown

    Elgin National Road Race Trophy. Image of a car on the trophy

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  • Woodruff and Edwards Foundry

    Gylleck, Elmer (1898-1988)

    West side of Woodruff and Edwards Foundry, looking northeast from corner of Ball and North State St. Typed on a label on the back of the photograph "August 14, 1946 11:15 A.M. W. View Woodruff & Edwar…

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  • Sills and Two Women in Touring Car

    Eck, Art

    Geo F. Sills in the driver's seat and two women in the back sear of an unidentified Touring Car in front of Wing Park Pavilion. Similar to 1989.001.2096.

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  • Parade Float of Watch Factory Assembly Room

    Unknown

    Horse Drawn Parade Float Assembling Room of Elgin National Watch Company. Title "The Birth of the American Flag", June 14 1874. Float pulled by horses. Similar to 1989.001.1325 and 1989.001.2610.

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  • Tornado Scene, Seneca Street

    Roberts, Forrest W

    1920 Tornado Scene, House, apartments, and cars on Seneca Street. Handwritten in pencil on the back "1920 Tornado, Houses on Seneca 3/28/1920 Photog. Forrest W. Roberts"

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  • C.M. & St. Paul Railroad Train 191

    Hanson, Herbert

    Chicago, Milwaukee & Saint Paul Railroad Train 191 at Kimball St. crossing. (C.M. St. P. Railroad)

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  • Western United Gas & Electric Co. Window Display

    Unknown

    Christmas and New Year window display of electrical appliances for the Western United Gas & Electric Co. Coffee service, vacuums and other items displayed.

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  • People Playing Cards in the Van Gorder's Living Room

    Van Gorder, Charles

    4 people playing cards in the Van Gorder's living room. 2008.005.0151 is the same photograph

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  • Elgin National Road Races Poster

    Unknown

    Photo of August 26, 1933 Elgin National Road Races poster. Car 21

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  • St. Paul's German Evangelical Church

    Adams, John Manley (1833-1901)

    St. Paul's German Evangelical Church northwest corner of Division and Center Streets. Man with a beard and wearing a hat is standing on the corner. He is possibly holding a cane in his hand. A one sto…

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  • J.M. Adams Second Photograph Studio

    Adam, John Manley (1833-1901)

    J.M. Adams second photograph studio. North side of Bridge Street (East Chicago) at Fox River. "Photograph & Art Gallery." Framed artwork hanging on the outside of the building. Spencer Adams by sun en…

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  • First Addition to Original Watch Factory Building

    Adams, John Manley (1833-1901)

    1st addition to original Watch Factory building. White fence surrounding Watch Factory perimeter, trees line fences and primary walkway, smoke billowing from smoke stack.

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  • Joseph Spiess Addition Excavation

    Gylleck, Elmer (1898-1988)

    Looking east from excavation of Joseph Spiess Addition. Toward corner of DuPage and South Grove Avenue. Many people standing behind a wooden fence watching the workers. Typed label on the back "June 1…

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  • Sills and 2 women in a Ford Touring Car, at Wing Park Pavilion

    Eck, Art

    Geo F. Sills and 2 women in a Ford Touring Car, at Wing Park Pavilion. Elgin Motor Club emblem on radiator. Similar to 1989.001.2111

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  • Road Race "Aviating"

    Eck, Art

    Stutz Race Car #11 "Aviating" on north leg of Road Race course.

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  • Chicago Gravel Company Pits

    Bufkin, Dale

    East St Louis Junction Railroad train in Chicago Gravel Company pits south of Elgin on Rte. 25. Crane (top left of photo) with clamshell bucket unloads sediment into train car.

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