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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: 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...

Photograph

76 Service Station

Date:  

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,...

Date: 1950 after

Description: Aerial view of main street. There is a bridge with a stream flowing under it in the foreground.

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...

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Date: 1938-10-12 

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

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.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Aerial view of the main street of town.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of Soldier's Monument.

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

Date: 1935 ca.

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

Photograph

School Buildings

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: The Darlington Grade school (right) and the Darlington High School (left).

Date: 1900 ca.

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

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.

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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...

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View down Main Street looking south. At the bottom of the street is a bridge, and beyond is a hill with houses and trees. There are pedestrians along the s...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of two women canoeing on the Pecatonica River. There are two more people in a boat in the background on the right.

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...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Color postcard view of Soldier's Monument.

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