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    • Horseless Carriage at Hoffman Residence

    • Carriages & coaches--Illinois--Plainfield; Manufacturing--Illinois--Plainfield; Vehicles
    • This is one of 6 larger negative image slides that were included among the original 265 piece positive-image collection. This picture was taken at the residence of Dr. Edward C. Hoffman D.D.S. His house was located at 'the point' where Division...
    • Remnants of Tile Factory Bridge 1934

    • Illinois--Will County--Plainfield; Manufacturing--Illinois--Plainfield; Bridges; Rivers--Illinois
    • This picture shows what is now left (1934) of the old Tile Factory bridge, one mile south of Plainfield and is but a short distance downstream from the present bridge. These abutments were made of hewn oak timbers, the sides and bottom covered with...
    • Will County Recorder of Deeds Office Grantor/Grantee Index Volume A-D

    • Illinois--Cook County; Banks--Illinois--Plainfield; Businesses--Illinois--Will County--Plainfield; Churches--Illinois--Will County--Plainfield; Manufacturing--Illinois--Plainfield; People; Politics & government; Pioneers--Illinois;
    • Will County Recorder of Deeds Office property transactions for Will County from 1836-1885. Entries are listed alphabetically by surname and include: Surname; First Name; Type of transaction; Volume and Page where original record can be found at...
    • Old Red Mill 1894

    • Illinois--Will County--Plainfield; Mills--Illinois--Plainfield; Rivers--Illinois; Manufacturing--Illinois--Plainfield
    • Another picture of the old Red Mill on the banks of the DuPage River in about 1894. Looking NE. This picture was taken a short time before it ws taken down by Sid Grey. The lumber and timbers were used in building the machine shop now occupied by...
    • Mill's Cigar Factory 1890

    • Manufacturing--Illinois--Plainfield
    • This is a picture of the employees of the Mills Cigar Factory of Plainfield, Illinois and was organized about 1890. It was located in the skating rink building and for a short time employed from 10 to 12 cigarmakers. To the extreme right as you are...
    • Warner Hatch

    • Manufacturing--Illinois--Plainfield
    • Warner Hatch, son of Alanson Hatch (who was born at Birkshire Co. Massachusettes October 31, 1801). He first engaged in farming and afterward took up the trade of shoemaker, which he followed until 1884. The son, Warner Hatch, was born in Troy New...
    • Second Tile Factory

    • Manufacturing--Illinois--Plainfield
    • This is a view of the second Tile Factory and was built by Heuson Townill in 1907 and was located on the road running south from Herath's corner. Mr. Townill and sons operated this factory for a numer of years but owing to the fact that many of the...
    • Dillman Foundry Corn Sheller

    • Manufacturing--Illinois--Plainfield; Agriculture--Illinois--Plainfield
    • This corn sheller was manufactured in Plainfield by the Dillman Foundry and Machine Shop. L.E. Dillman came to Plainfield in 1848. Michael Dillman and son Y.C. Dillman came in 1849 and started a foundry on the point formed by Division St. and the...

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