Pictorial Past | Pioneer store

The Big Bend Store in Waterville in 1888.
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Pictorial Past | Waterville’s early civic leader

Albert “Al” Rogers (1859-1929) sits in the office of Waterville businessman Milton Howe in 1900.
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Pictorial Past | Pioneer postmaster

Madelia St. Germain served as the postmaster for a rural post office that bore her name from 1904 to 1913.
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Pictorial Past | Mansfield elevators

Newly constructed concrete grain silos in Mansfield in 1953.
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Pictorial Past | First and last locomotive

This is the Waterville Railway Company’s first and only diesel locomotive, shown in April 1947 parked inside the engine house at Waterville.
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Pictorial Past | Bridge work

Workers drive piles for Railroad Bridge No. 40, just south of Douglas, on the Mansfield Branch Line in 1908. Photo by Aaron Shimer. (Information and provided photo/Darrin Nelson)  
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Pictorial Past | Fletcher school


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Pictorial Past | First courthouse in Douglas County


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Pictoral Past | The Prange family

 
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Pictorial Past | Waterville hoops team

A Waterville basketball team in 1930.
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