“Davis Park-depot plans get$1M from state” – 2012

Source: Rockford Register Star, Saturday, May 12, 2012 p 3A

“When Rockford’s First Swedish Settlers Came Here After Long Ocean Voyage” – 1852

Source: Rockford Daily Republic newspaper 9/21/1930 by Herman G. Nelson


Excel Manufacturing Co., ad – June 1915

Source:  The Furniture Worker, June 1915

Excel Mfg Co., A P Floberg pres; Al Carlson, v-pres and spt; J A Carlstrom, sec and treas, furniture mnfrs, Seminary near Illinois Central tracks    Source: 1915 McCoy’s Rockford City Directory

Rockford, Beloit & Janesville Railway

Source: The Rockford and Interurban Railway; by Philip Keister. Reprinted by Stephenson County Genealogical Society, 2007  Original presented as Bulletin No. 22, by the Electric Railway Historical Society. 1956

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