Rockford Machine Tool, 1953 – “Huge Machine Tool Finished”

Source: Rockford Morning Star May 10, 1953


Rockford’s House of Mystery – 1953

Source: Graphic; a magazine for Rockford; March 1953



“Expect to Have Hospital Ready in Two Months” – 1953

Source: Rockford Morning Star, May 24, 1953

“Razing of I.C. Depot Nears Completion” – 1953

Caption under photograph reads:

“Work of razing the ancient Illinois Central railroad station on S. Main st., erected in 1888, is nearing completion, and construction of a new $100,000 terminal is expected to begin soon.  Progress of demolition work is shown here.”

Source:  Rockford Morning Star July 26, 1953

Saddle and Cycle Restaurant – 1953, cash payout

Saddle Hearing

Source: Rockford Morning Star Feb. 15, 1953

Liberty Baptist Church – 1953, 1954

Liberty Baptist Church

Top article source: Rockford Morning Star 9/11/1953

Bottom article source: Rockford Morning Star 7/31/1954