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"Don Skaggs looks at the new display commemorating the first time a tornado was tracked by radar" The News-Gazette, August 30, 2001

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These horse-drawn cars would travel back and forth between the Champaign County Courthouse in Urbana and the Doane House in Champaign every 70 minutes.

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The Doane House was a hotel, restaurant, and meeting place as well as the ICRR depot in Champaign. This was the final stop for the Urbana Railroad Company cars before they returned to the Champaign County Courthouse in Urbana.

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The Doane house was Champaign's major depot for the Illinois Central Railroad and an Inn from 1856 to 1898.

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After the Sidney Spring Festival, Block continued to display the photographs and speak to local community groups.

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Cattle Bank building during restoration with the back wall removed.

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Cattle Bank and Oakley building after completion of the restoration project.

02_Cattle Bank Revitalization Project_Barber shop torn down-Back of CB building.jpg
Back of Cattle Bank building after Joe's barbershop was torn down, during the early stages of restoration.

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Back of Cattle Bank building during restoration after the removal of Joe's Barbershop.

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Inside page of Fred and Betty Turner's 1973 Christmas Card that featured a map of historic West Urbana. The Cattle Bank is identified by the '$' sign.
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