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  1. Digitized Books
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    Digitized Books is a web service that tracks what items from the UIUC general collections have been digitized and made available in the HathiTrust Digital Library (http://www.hathitrust.org/), the Internet Archive (https://archive.org/), and the library's corporate partners.
  2. East University Avenue Buildings
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    Shows East University Avenue west of the ground-level crossing of the Illinois Central Railroad tracks.
  3. Aerial View of Buildings Taken from a Point North of the Intersection of the Railway Tracks and Walnut Street
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    Take from a point north of the intersection of the Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago, and St. Louis Railway Co. tracks and Walnut Street, looking south.
  4. Washington Park Club House
    Image | 1906

    Caption: "Washington Park Club House, and "Derby Day"[.] The most notable of racing tracks in Chicago is Washington Park, especially famous for its "Derby Day," usually run some Saturday in June. This event attracts from seventy-five thousand to one hundred thousand people, and the splendid turn-outs of beauty and fashion and gay equipages rival in interest the great raci...
  5. Terminal of Chicago & Northwestern Railroad
    Image | 1912

    Caption: "Passenger terminal of the Chicago & Northwestern Railway, completed in 1911. Courtesy of the Chicago & Northwestern Railway." From text: "In the annual report for the year ending June 30th, 1907, mention is made of the new passenger terminal which has lately been completed on the West Side between Lake street on the north, and Madison street on the south, occupyi...
  6. Dome and Grand Stairway
    Image | 1912

    Caption: "Dome and grand stairway of Art Institute, completed in 1912. Courtesy of Art Institute of Chicago". From text: "There are now in 1911, fifty public exhibition galleries, of which twenty-seven are skylighted, and plans are being made to extend the building eastward by bridging the Illinois Central railroad tracks with skylighted galleries and building new museum h...
  7. Union Stock Yards
    Image | 1893

    some 200 acres being devoted to yards, etc., while the balance is occupied by railroad tracks and car sidings. Before you, as you enter the main arch-way, is a town with twenty miles of streets, twenty miles of water-troughs, fifty miles of feeding troughs and about seventy-five miles of water and drainage pipes... Just inside the entrance to the Union Stock Yards is the Ex...
  8. Washington Park clubhouse
    Image | 1883

    Caption: "Club-House at Washington Park." From text: "One of the most important and certainly the most aristocratic clubs in the city is the new Washington Park Club. Not only in the turf world, but in the social as well, this institution takes precedence."
  9. Lyons Fisheries: Sustainable Ag Tour 2005
    Image | 2005

    Cracked and dried mud on emptied pond bottom at the Lyons fish and prawn farm with animal tracks in the upper right of the frame.
  10. Aerial of field
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    AG00414: Aerial of tracks remaining from spring plowing in central Illinois. Photo by David Riecks, 1996
  11. Aerial of field patterns
    Image | 2009

    Aerial of tracks remaining from spring plowing in central Illinois. Photo by David Riecks, 1996
  12. Lyons Fisheries: Sustainable Ag Tour 2005
    Image | 2005

    Cracked and dried mud on emptied pond bottom at the Lyons fish and prawn farm with animal tracks in the upper right of the frame.
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  15. Champaign County advertisement and stationery
    Multi-Page Item | 4 pages | 1860

    A piece of stationery and an advertisement for Champaign County, Illinois and "The Central Ill. gazette, a Farmer's Home Journal Devoted to Agriculture, New, Temperance, Politics, and the Topics of the Day." A map of the Illinois Central Railroad and Great Western Railroad tracks in Champaign County is included. The stationery contains a letter written by a woman about her f...
  16. To Rail Road Companies
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pages | 1857

    A leaflet entitled "To Rail Road Companies" created by R. Root informing railroad lines of the "rotary fan blower" to clear the railroad tracks. R. Root circulated this leaflet in Galesburg, Illinois and it is dated December 16, 1857.
  17. Postcard showing the Lincoln Home (north view)
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    Postcard showing the Lincoln Home, looking north.
  18. Bloomington Pickle Factory
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    The Bloomington Pickle Factory manufactured pickles and vinegar in the 1920s and 1930s.
  19. Hayes-Custer Building, Normal, Illinois
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    The Hayes-Custer Company manufactured stoves, gas ranges, and furnaces in Normal. It was located near the railroad tracks.
  20. Chicago and Alton train
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    Photograph, b/w
  21. Hobo camp
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    Photograph, b/w
  22. Weston Depot
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    The small wooden depot served the town of Weston, Illinois. Multiple railroad tracks can be seen in the foreground.
  23. 100 West Washington Street, Bloomington, Illinois
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    Photograph of Washington Street in Bloomington, Illinois in 1904. The image includes text describing each of the numbered items.
  24. Rail crossing in St. Charles, Illinois
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    Photograph, b/w