Railroad
Woodford County, Illinois Genealogy Trails
 

This photo was taken in 1898/1899 in the railroad yard at Minonk.  The small child (third from left) standing on the engine is Knowlton Lyman Ames, Jr.  He was born in Minonk, Nov. 19, 1893.  His father was Knowlton Lyman Ames, Sr. who was the son of Miner T. Ames who owned a coal mine in Minonk in about 1870.  This print was contributed to the Society (WCHS) by Knowlton Lyman Ames III in 1996.
(source: WCHS, "The Archive", Winter 2006-7, Vol 3, #1, used here with their permission)


 

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