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Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Main Street.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of Darlington.

Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Multiple buildings, carriages, and pedestrians on Main Street.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Soldiers' Monument.

Photograph

Ioca Gas Station

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Description: View from street of an old brick Ioco gas station with a few cars parked on the left.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of the Lafayette County Courthouse during construction. The men are placing the last stone into position.

Date: 1881 

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...

Date: 2008 

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...

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Description: Exterior view of the Darlington Public Library. Above the main entrance it reads: "Carnegie Free Library." Two trees frame the entrance of the brick and st...

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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...

Date: 1959 

Description: Street with bridge in Darlington.

Photograph

Locomotive at Depot

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down railroad tracks of a train at the Darlington depot. A group of men are on the platform.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Front view of the Lafayette County courthouse, built in 1861.

Date: 1896 

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...

Photograph

76 Service Station

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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,...

Photograph

High School

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across street of exterior of the Darlington High School. Young boys stand on the sidewalk in front.

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Soldiers' Monument.

Photograph

Masonic Temple

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Masonic temple. The facade features a balcony, columns, and a cross gable roof.

Date: 1929 

Description: View down the railroad tracks across the bridge. On the far side are barns and industrial buildings among trees.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View of the Lafayette County courthouse with the jail in the background.

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