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Date: 1935 ca.

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

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: 1905 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of Darlington.

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Racetrack at the "Big White Fair".

Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Multiple buildings, carriages, and pedestrians on Main Street.

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: 1938-10-12 

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

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: The Carnegie Free Library.

Date: 1900 ca.

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

Photograph

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:  

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...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Soldiers' Monument.

Photograph

School Buildings

Date: 1920 ca.

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

Photograph

Soldiers' Monument

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Soldiers' Monument.

Photograph

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...

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...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of the Lafayette County Courthouse during construction. The men are placing the last stone into position.

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.

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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