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Corduroy Road

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Several old timbers are exposed on Mud Branch Road. A one-mile stretch of the road was originally constructed as a corduroy road because of "quick sand" in...

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: The Theodore Vinger farmstead sits on gently rolling terrain. A painted sign on the large barn identifies the owner. At the time of the photograph, Martin...

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Cheese Factory

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: View up road towards two men posing near the front of a cheese factory on a small hill; on the right a woman and two girls stand near a side door. Typical...

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Description: The staff of Hanifans' Flying School at Shullsburg where the enrollment during the 1950s was largely comprised of students on the G.I. Bill.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard view of the interior of the Lutheran Church. Pews and hymnals are on each side, and flags are at the altar. A piano is near the pulpi...

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Main Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down Main Street. On the left a bank is on the corner with a Masonic symbol in the upstairs window. A general store is down the block on the left. Hor...

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Soldiers Monument

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Soldiers and Sailors of the Civil War memorial on the unpaved Main Street. The memorial features a plaque, a shield, crossed swords, and monument of a...

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Scenic View

Date: 1925 

Description: A view of a road crossing a bridge into a rural community. A railroad crossing at the far end.

Date: 1929 

Description: View from across road of the exterior of the Lafayette County Courthouse. The building features a Classic Revival style with a domed clock tower, columns,...

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Mine

Date: 1924 

Description: Exterior of mining factory.

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Street Scene

Date: 1929 

Description: View down Main Street. Cars and shops line the street. The Soldiers and Sailors of the Civil War memorial is in the far background at the top of the hill.

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Oscar Hendrickson and his wife pose with their sons Kenneth and Myron in front of their house. Kenneth, a student at the Mud Branch School, District No. 2,...

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High School

Date: 1925 

Description: Elevated view of the high school. The building features an arched doorway, a hip roof with three dormers on the front and one on the side, a domed steeple...

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Street Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down street of an intersection with railroad tracks and a streetlamp hanging from wires. There are storefronts on both sides of the street, and numero...

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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Copeland Mine

Date: 1925 

Description: Exterior view of the Copeland Mine. Entry building, with tram tracks suspended high on scaffolding and piles of rocks below.

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Blackstone Mine

Date: 1924 

Description: The Blackstone Mine property and mining equipment.

Date: 2012-04-19 

Description: A view of the downtown area on a rainy day. The Woodford State Bank is on the left, and the street is lined with various storefronts and taverns. There is...

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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: 1925 

Description: Exterior view of the Methodist Episcopal Church, a stone building with stained glass windows, a belfry, and a steeple. There is a house next door in the ba...

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