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Saturday, January 25, 2014

Decatur: Old Pictures #7

Here's our seventh collection of interesting photos from Decatur's past.  Enjoy!

(LINK to the Old Pictures #6 post)

Decatur Public Library

Roach School

this isn't a Decatur photo, but we're putting it on here anyway, since it's such a unique thing;  who remembers this out East of Decatur on Route 36?

Saturday, January 18, 2014

Transfer House

Here is another collection of photos featuring the iconic Decatur Illinois Transfer House.

Previous posts here on Picture Decatur about the Transfer House:


during Decatur Celebration

interior 2013

by Scott Wiley

by Jim Hill

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Decatur Fire Department

Decatur Fire Department
Decatur Illinois

STATION 1:  North Main and Grand
STATION 2:  27th Street and East William
STATION 3:  West Eldorado & Fairview  (at Fairview Park)
STATION 4:  2760 North 22nd Street
STATION 5:  North Water and Christine Drive
STATION 6: 1880 South Route 51
STATION 7:  Airport Road at Decatur Airport

old building downtown;  now an antique store

old building downtown;  now a law office


Find out more about the dedicated Decatur Fire Department crew at

Friday, January 10, 2014

Eldorado Bowl

Eldorado Bowl
Decatur Illinois

Read story from Herald and Review about Eldorado Bowl Auction

Read story from Herald and Review about Eldorado Bowl Demolition