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Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Front view of the Lafayette County courthouse during construction.

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Description: Richard Taschek, an Austrian immigrant, poses in front of his business, the T. Richard Merchant Tailor shop.

Photograph

First National Bank

Date: 1929 

Description: View from across street of the exterior of the First National Bank at 245 Main Street. Automobiles are parked at an angle along the curb in front. On the l...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Front view of the Lafayette County courthouse.

Date: 1871 

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...

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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...

Map or Atlas

Map of Darlington

Date: 1855 

Description: This map is ink, pen, and watercolor on paper and shows plat of the town, local streets, lots by number, U.S. subdivisions in red lines, Mineral Point Rail...

Photograph

Masonic Temple

Date: 1920 ca.

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

Photograph

Pecatonica River

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Pecatonica River, which is curving from left to right, making two hairpin turns among fields and trees. Hills are in the distance.

Date: 1900 ca.

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

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: Church of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary, a Catholic church built in 1866-1868.

Date: 1959 

Description: Street with bridge in Darlington.

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...

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

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...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Bridge and hill in Darlington. The bridge has lamp posts.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Aerial view of the main street of town.

Map or Atlas

Map of Darlington

Date: 1850 

Description: Ink on paper. Shows local streets and Pekatonika River. "John M. Keep, proprietor."Original plat of Darlington as surveyed by Richardson on June 14, 1850....

Date: 1929 

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

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