• River Street (North Grove)

    Adams, John Manley (1833-1901)

    Looking north on River Street (Now N. Grove) from Fountain Square at Chicago Street. Sign for "Books Stationary Toys" on a building. People standing on ramp leading to sidewalk. Similar to 1989.001.25…

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  • Elgin National Watch Factory

    Adams, John Manley, (1833-1901)

    Front view of Elgin National Watch Factory looking down South Grove Ave. Horse car on rails near the factory. Similar to 1989.001.2432 and 1989.001.2433

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  • Elgin, Aurora & Southern Traction Co Car #154

    Unknown

    Elgin, Aurora & Southern Traction Co Car #154. People sitting in the streetcar. Conductor standing in doorway holding onto streetcar with one hand. House obscured by view because of streetcar. Similar…

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  • Waverly Grist Mil

    Adams, John Manley (1833-1901)

    Waverly Grist Mill on the west side of the Fox River. The mill is 3+ stories tall and made of stone construction. It has rows of multi-pane windows and an attached wooden structure. The water level ha…

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  • Comm. John Zimmerli and Elmer Gylleck with Gifford Baby Buggy

    Courier-News

    Comm. John Zimmerli and Elmer Gylleck with Gifford Baby Buggy. Elmer Gylleck is wearing glasses. Similar to 1989.001.0725. Elmer Gylleck is wearing glasses.

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  • Woodruff & Edwards Foundry Icicles

    Gylleck, Elmer (1898-1988)

    Icicles on Woodruff & Edwards Foundry. Similar to 1989.001.2874

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  • Fox River

    Unknown

    East side of Elgin looking northeast toward bridge from westside. Similar to 1989.001.1808.

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  • Elgin National Watch Company Factory with Power House

    Childs, Charles, R

    Looking northeast at rear of Elgin National Watch Company Factory from west side. Elgin National Watch Company sign on the roof of the building. The power house is next to a water tower (tank).

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  • Lords Park Zoo

    Unknown

    North lagoon at Lords Park, bear pit in background. Horse and carriage on the path.

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  • Mrs. Spencer M. Adams, her daughter, Mabel

    Adam, John Manley (1833-1901)

    Portrait of Mrs. Spencer M. Adams, her daughter, Mabel seated in a boat. Painted background. Mabel is holding a hat. Similar to 1989.001.1318B, and 1989.001.3100.

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  • Fire Scene On Walnut Avenue

    Eck, Art

    Scene of fire on Walnut Avenue. Two badly burned homes. No roofs on the houses. Two groups of men standing by the house on the left. A very small child standing by herself at the bottom of the stairs…

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  • Order Exchange Between Passing Caboose.

    Unknown

    Chicago North Western Order Exchange between passing cabooses. Chicago North Western cabooses heading in opposite directions; conductors exchanging paperwork on the fly.

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  • St. Mary's Catholic Church

    Campbell, Dr. Peter

    St. Mary's Catholic Church northwest corner of Fulton and Gifford Streets. Horse and buggy parked in front of the church and on the side street. Snow on the ground. Light bulb hanging from the electri…

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  • Elgin, Aurora & Southern Traction Co.

    Unknown

    Elgin, Aurora & Southern Traction Co. Street Car, Motorman - John Mueller, Conductor - Henry Wessling. Similar to 1989.001.0958, 1989.001.2232, and 1989.001.2233

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  • Y.M.C.A

    Unknown

    Y.M.C.A Building at east end of Chicago Street Bridge looking northeast. The building is 3 stories tall and of masonry construction. The faced has uniform rows of windows and a double door entrance. T…

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  • North Brook Street

    Gylleck, Elmer (1898-1988)

    North Brook St., looking north from corner of Division and Brook. Lee Hotel. Signs include Barry's Boarding House, Hartman's B Line General Tire, Elgin Gabriel Sales Co. Pat's Service Station. Similar…

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  • Elgin National Watch Company Factory

    Adams, Spencer Manley (1852-1922)

    Elgin National Watch Company Factory taken from west side of the Fox River. The time on the clock tower is 3:35.

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  • Elgin National Watch Company

    Adams, John Manley (1833-1901)

    Looking southwest at Elgin National Watch Company Factory from National House balcony 9:39am

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  • Children Fishing off Bridge

    Van Gorder, Charles T

    Four girls and four boys fish off a wooden bridge near town, the area is not identified. One girl carries a lunch pail and all wear flat topped hats. The water below the bridge is shallow and the shor…

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  • Road Race 1911 Crowds

    Durkee, Harry

    Road Race 1911. Race day crowd returning from races; at the intersection of Larkin and Highland Ave. Cars and street cars in the street. Men walking. Similar to 1989.001.3419.

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