Veterans Who Have Passsed–Richard J. “Dick” Crosby

Source:  Rockford Register Star, Sept. 17, 2020.

“Home prices stage reversal of fortune” – 2012, by Alex Gary

Source: Rockford Register Star May 13, 2012, by Alex Gary; Editor: Annette LaCross front page of Local & State Section

“Home Rule’s geographic political divide” – March 25, 2018

Source: Rockford Register Star, Sunday 3/25/2018 by Jeff Kolkey

Source: Rockford Register Star, Sunday, March 25, 2018 by Jeff Kolkey




“Home Rule Defeated” – 3/21/2018, Jim Hagerty

Source:  The Rock River Times, March 21, 2018, article by Jim Hagerty

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