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Photograph

Corduroy Road

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Several old timbers are exposed on Mud Branch Road. A one-mile stretch of the road was originally constructed as a corduroy road because of "quick sand" in...

Photograph

Argyle Hotel

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from across street of a hotel with a brick facade. Many of the windows are open and the curtains are hanging out. There is a pedestrian walking on the...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View of the Chicago Stageroad marker erected by the local Daughters of the American Revolution.

Photograph

Esther Peterson

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Esther Peterson, a student at Mud Branch School, District No. 2, poses leaning against a tree on a hill while holding a baseball bat. There is a road and f...

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Storefronts on Main Street. Sign on building reads: "Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer." Child standing at pump (water pump?) Two cars parked on street.

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: The Theodore Vinger farmstead sits on gently rolling terrain. A painted sign on the large barn identifies the owner. At the time of the photograph, Martin...

Date: 1929 

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

Date: 1925 

Description: View down middle of street, with pedestrians and storefronts lining both sides. There is a meat market on the left. Automobiles are parked along the curb.

Photograph

School Buildings

Date: 1920 ca.

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

Photograph

Hill in Darlington

Date: 1935 ca.

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

Date: 1957-08 

Description: "Stairway to a Champ" float in a parade. The float includes the five cars raced by Van Steiner of Argyle along with his helmets and trophies. Van won t...

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.

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: 1928-12-29 

Description: A team of two horses with a wagon, and a Farmall Regular tractor, stand next to farmers as they use a corn husker shredder outside a barn, possibly on the...

Date: 1929 

Description: View across the bridge on Main Street. There are two cars and a woman and child walking across the bridge. A Chevrolet dealership is on the right.

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....

Photograph

Creamery

Date: 1911 

Description: A view of the creamery and a residence on its second floor. A woman and two children at the foot of the stairs. A one lane road winding up the hill.

Photograph

River Front

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: A man and a child pose on the dock of a paddle ferry boat named "Dewey." An American flag is affixed to the boat, there is a bell attached on a platform ne...

Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1910 ca.

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

Photograph

Depot

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across railroad tracks of the depot, which is a two-story building with a covered platform. There appears to be a commercial building next door on the...

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