Veterans Who Have Passed–Charles R. Peterson

Source:  Rockford Register Star, May 26, 2021.

Beyer Stadium

Source: Re-Dedication Ceremonies Program June 5, 2010

“Rockford pro-Am lands pros, ponders moves” – 2015

Pro Am 15 - 1

Source: Rockford Register Star 7-14-2015

Pro Am 15 - 2


Tee Kettle – 6-2-1968

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Source:  Rockford Morning Star June 2, 1968

Skandia Plow Company – 1891

The Skandia Plow Company. Located at the corner of Cedar and South Court Streets.  The capital stock is $125,000. The present officers and directors are: P.A. Peterson, President: John Peterson, Vice-President; J.A. Lundgren, Secretary and Treasurer. They manufacturer a line of gang and sulky plows, corn planters, check-rowers, harrows and cultivators.  Annual product: $200,000, and employs eighty-five hands, with an annual pay-roll of $42,000. Factory 45×100′ and 40×100′, three stories high, with blacksmith shop 60×120′, and warehouse 50×100′.

Source: “Industrial and Picturesque Rockford,” by Eugene Browne and F. Ford Row, 1891