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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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Photograph

Hill in Darlington

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A view down onto Darlington and the bridge over the river.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down the unpaved Ohio Street, with houses on both sides.

Date:  

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...

Date: 1900 ca.

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

Date: 1938-10-12 

Description: International P-30 power unit owned by the Darlington water works. The unit pumped 500 gallons per minute.

Date: 1929 

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.

Photograph

Pecatonica River

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Pecatonica River with trees lining its banks.

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...

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

Ioca Gas Station

Date:  

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

Date: 1929 

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

Date:  

Description: Exterior view from lawn of the Darlington Public Library. Above the main entrance it reads: "Carnegie Free Library." On the reverse of the photograph is re...

Photograph

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.

Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Main Street.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Aerial view of the main street of town.

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...

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....

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