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Description: Darlington, county seat of Lafayette County, was established in the late 1840s, but didn't thrive until the arrival of the railroad in 1856. This view show...
Description: Darlington's first settlers arrived by 1826, attracted by the lead mines of the area. Arrival of the railroad in 1856 stimulated growth, and in 1857 the co...
Description: Bird's-eye map of Darlington. Area bordered by Washington and North Streets, upper left hand corner, the fairgrounds, upper right corner, River Street, bot...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Multiple buildings, carriages, and pedestrians on Main Street.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Front view of the Lafayette County courthouse, built in 1861.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Soldiers' Monument.
Date: 1948-02-28 ca.
Description: View up hill of cars driving in the flooded street of the downtown area. The downtown had also flooded in 1923 and 1937. The Pecatonica River rose rapidly...
Description: View of large building which is depositing feed into a truck docked on its left. On the left there is a Quonset hut-style corrugated metal warehouse, and o...
Description: A well-dressed man poses in front of the Methodist Episcopal Church on Park Place.
Date: 1950 after
Description: Aerial view of main street. There is a bridge with a stream flowing under it in the foreground.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: The Darlington Grade school (right) and the Darlington High School (left).
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: View across 76 Service Station parking lot towards a Quonset-hut style corrugated metal building across a street. An ambulance is in the right foreground,...
Description: View down the railroad tracks across the bridge. On the far side are barns and industrial buildings among trees.
Description: Built in 1931 by the Iowa Oil Company, Darlington's Service Station at 404 Main Street was said to give the "impression of a temple or a college chapel, an...
Description: Main Street.
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: Aerial view of the main street of town.
Description: A view down onto Darlington and the bridge over the river.
Description: Street with bridge in Darlington.
Date: date unknown
Description: View down railroad tracks of a train at the Darlington depot. A group of men are on the platform.
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