Main Street

Button Factory


Button Workers, Oquawka, IL #21

 

Button Factory at Foot of Schuyler Street

 

Oquawka Button Factory

 

 

Individual Places on Main Street


R. Hodson Drugs & Groceries

 

R. Hodson Drugs & Groceries


R. Hodson Drugs & Groceries

 

R. Hodson Drugs & Groceries

 

Livery & Feed Stable

 

Depot. Oquawka, IL

 

Depot. Oquawka, IL

 

Garage

 

Garage

 

Chickering & Son.

 

Grand Opera House

 

Grand Opera House - Built By Linell

 

Grand Opera House Built in 1895

 

Grand Opera House - Oquawka, Il

 

Grand Opera House - Oquawka, Il

 

Grand Ball Invitation

 

Chicken Factory and Skating Rink

Chicken Factory Downstairs

In Later Years Stripe Skating Rink

Upstairs Skating Rink run by Arthur J. Stripe

Scale House on Left

 

Eagle House

Was American Hotel before Eagle House. Joseph K. Barnes was propreiter (Barb Lumbeck's relative). Barb has chair that came from Eagle House.

 

Devore's Garage

 

Devore's Garage

 

Devore's Garage

 

Delabar's Notion Store

 

Bank of Oquawka

 

Bank of Oquawka

 

Monty's Old Tavern

 

#57 City Boat House, Oquawka

 

Harry Patterson Print Shop (188?)

 

Harry Patterson Print Shop (188?)

 

Texaco Station and Standard Station

July 1988:

Junction of Schuyler & 8th St.

The new Texaco Station in background.

Standard Station in front. 

Oquawka, IL.

 

Bill Stubs Home and Standard Oil Station

July 1988

The old Bill Stubs home and Standard Oil Station. The station built in early or mid 1930's is soon to be torn down for a new gas station. Corner of Schuyler and 8th Street Oquawka, IL.

 

Standard Oil Station

July 1988

Standard Station

Corner of Schuyler and 8th Street looking south.

Soon to be the site of a new gas station.

 

Oquawka Depot

 

Court House and Old Fire House

Court House and Old Fire House on 4th St.

Oquawka, IL

Winter 1984

 

Bank of Oquawka Post Card

 

Bank of Oquawka Post Card- History of Site

 

Hotel

 

Rapid Shoe Repairing

 

Rapid Shoe Repairing

 

Oquawka Light Plant

 

Oquawka Light Plant

 

Oquawka in a Dilemma

 

Old Light Plant

Aug. 1980 Looking North East

 

Biggs

 

Louis Nelk Meat Market

Louis Nelk Meat Market was across alley west of Villiage Hubb.

Was a shop and family lived behind and above.

Nelk family in front.

 

Groceries and Grain

 

Henderson County Court House

 

 

Interior Views


Hodson's Store 1848

Left- Robert Hodson

3rd from left - George Riley Noble (John Nobles Father)

 

The Happy Hour Cafe at Oquawka

Kenny Ditto, Lyle Whycaff, Dorothy Wycaff, and Sally Stenzel

Probably about 1925

 

Knox Hotel

 

Brown and Voorhese Hardware 1944-1958

Bobby Brown and George Voorhese

 

George Johnson's Restaurant

 

Fred Schlolzhauer Store

Schuyler Street - Oquawka

Former Owner - Biggs

 

 

Noble's Saloon

Meet Me in Oquawka IL.

L: Harry Noble

R: Geo Noble

Back Right: Bill Thornton

Policeman: Brockton Brown

 

1908- Interior of Casper Nelk Meat Market

Capper behind the counter to the left.

Gus Schlotzhauer on right behind counter.

Charles Stewart on stool (Marie and Helen's father. )

 

October 26, 1916 Oquawka Occurrences

 

 

Schools

 

Oquawka High School

 

Public School - Oquawka Illinois

 

Township High School - Oquawka IL.

 

#64 High School Oquawka IL.

 

 

Street View

 

Schuyler Street

Taken before Opera House was built. 1892

 

Main Street Oquawka Ill.

Schuyler Street looking west from corner of 4th and Schuyler

 

Oquawka Ill.

 

East on Main Street  - Oquawka IL

Schuyler (Main Street) Looking East From River

 

Street Scene - Oquawka, Illinois

 

#66 Oquawka, Ill.

 

Picture of "Old Oquawka"

Picture of "Old Oquawka's" foot of Schuyler Street. Probably around the 1900's. The boat name is Star Light.

 

Main Street West, Oquawka Ill.

 

2 Main Street West Oquawka

 

South Side Main Street, Oquawka Ill.

 

Main Street, Oquawka Ills.

 

Main St. Oquakwa ILL.

 

Street View Oquawka Ill. 28

 

#58 Main Street -  Oquawka Ills.

 

Main Street E. Oquawka Illinois

 

Main Street - Grocery and Restaurant

 

Main Street, Oquawka Illinois

 

West Oquawka Illinois

 

Main Street, Oquawka, ILL.

South side of Schuyler Street. Looking east.

 

#1 Oquawka, Ill

 

Main Street West Oquawka Ill.

 

Street View 1

 

Street View 2

 

Street View 3