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Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Wagon bridge in Darlington with river, cow and building.

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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Flood in Darlington

Date: 1948-02-28 ca.

Description: View up hill of cars driving in the flooded street of the downtown area. The downtown had also flooded in 1923 and 1937. The Pecatonica River rose rapidly...

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: 1935 ca.

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

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Pecatonica River

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Pecatonica River with trees lining its banks.

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Soldiers' Monument.

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Bird's-Eye View

Date: 1929 

Description: Elevated view of town looking down a hill. In the foreground is a river with trees along the bank. On the other side of the river is a factory with industr...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Front view of the Lafayette County courthouse.

Date: 1938-10-12 

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

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Masonic Temple

Date: 1920 ca.

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

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Soldiers' Monument

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Soldiers' 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: Pecatonica River and bridge.

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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: 1905 ca.

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

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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: 1929 

Description: View down tree-lined hill over the Pecatonica River. The bridge connects River Street to Main Street. Storefronts line the street, and the Lafayette County...

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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