Taking a small break from posting pictures.........
Here's a reminder about the wide variety of charitable foundations that would appreciate hearing from you if you're looking for a way to invest in the future of Decatur.
From parks to schools to hospitals to pets, you can make a difference tomorrow by taking action today.
Community Foundation of Macon County
Decatur Public Schools Foundation
Decatur Parks Foundation
HSHS St. Mary's Foundation
Decatur Memorial Foundation
St. Teresa Educational Foundation
Decatur and Macon County Animal Shelter Foundation
Richland Community College Foundation
Tuesday, December 29, 2015
Sunday, December 20, 2015
Here's a new collection (the 13th) of photos celebrating and memorializing the history of Decatur Illinois.
TAGS: boat license, bottle, Cadet, jazz band, Lincoln Theater, MacArthur High School, Melvin David, memory lane, MHS, Millikin Building, millikin university, MU, Pythian, Wabash Railroad,
Wednesday, December 16, 2015
From a collection of old Decatur postcards and photographs, here's an assortment of street scenes from our great Illinois city's past:
Saturday, December 12, 2015
Some photos - past and present - of locomotives, trains, and railroads in and around Decatur Illinois........
for more on Decatur Railyard Explosion of 1974, link to:
Thursday, December 10, 2015
Here's collection #12 of various Decatur-related "old stuff" that may generate a recollection of memories for some.......
(special thanks to eBay seller ROCKABI101 for providing this Walter Ahlheim image)
TAGS: Burks, Chaps, Decatur Pump, Herman Post, Hi-Flier, Hickey Brothers, Hotel Orlando, Lincoln Theater, memory lane, roller skate, Wabash Railroad, Walter Ahlheim, Wilsonian, Wittig, WJBL, Woodrow Wilson Junior High,