“Community Organizations Support Home Rule” – 2018

Source:  The Voice of the Rockford Business Community, March 2018, Vol. 31, No. 3, front page

Online at http://Rockfordchamber.com



“Mercyhealth objects to Swedes plan” – May 2017

Source:  Rockford Register Star, May 13, 2017  article by Isaac Guerrero

Woodward Governor Co.

“E” Award

Source: Illinois in the Second World War 940.5373 W34 v.2 pg. 73

E Award presented 1942, to which 4 stars have been added

Amos Woodward 1870 patent waterwheel governor manufactured  hydraulic governors for prime movers: governors in Grand Coulee Dam, Spokane, WA governors in Soviet Union’s Dnieprostroy Dam.

Accomplishments include 1911: hydraulic governor 1917: automatic auxiliary equipment for remotely controlled hdro plants 1919: moto-driven governor head 1931: permanent magnet generator 1934: cabinet type actuator on Monroe Dam, Columbus, Nebraska on Watts Bar Dam near Dayton, Tennessee, Diesel governors on military ships unit for automatically controlling adjustable-pitch propellers Woodward airplane governor steam and wind turbine governors.

1872-1893 in frame structure plant 1893 moved into N.C. Thompson’s Reaper Works Building.

Source: 75 Years of Looking Forward: Woodward Governor Company, Rockford, Illinois

Woodward Governor Co.

Source: Northwest Quarterly magazine Winter 2006 – 2007

Woodward Governor Co

Source: Rockford Register Star 1/2/2011

Woodward Governor Co Expansion

Woodward Governor Co. Expansion 2

Woodward Governor TIF

Woodward Governor TIF 2

Source: Rockford Register Star 8/28/2012

Woodward Governor Campus

Source: Rockford Register Star 11/1/2012





Tan Books and Publishers – 1967 – 2006

Tan Books - 1

Source: Rockford Register Star Dec. 21, 2011

Tan Books - 2

Tan Books - 3

Source: Rockford Register Star Dec. 21, 2011

Mastroianni, Mike – 2016 editorial

Mike - 1


Mike - 4

Source: Rockford Register Star Feb. 26, 2016


UTC Aerospace Systems

UTC Aerospace Systems

UTC Aerospace Systems

UTC Aerospace Systems

UTC Aerospace Systems

Source: Chicago Tribune “Rockford’s hopes soar on strength of aviation”  Sunday, Sept 8, 2013, Sec 2, pp 1 and 2


Hotel Loans affect 134 N Main – 2015

Hotel Loans

Source: Rockford Register Star Aug. 18, 2015