Pocket Watch Information

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Elgin National Watch Factory, Elgin Illinois,  circa 1880s
Elgin (National) Watch Co, Elgin, Illinois
"A Factory Grows on the Banks of the Fox River"
Pictorial courtesy of John Fogarty (©2006-2008)

circa 1866

circa 1868

circa 1869

circa 1874

circa 1875

Sometime between 1875 and 1879 (note the 2-story center connecting corridor)

Sometime between 1875 and 1879 (note the 3-story center connecting corridor)

circa 1890

circa 1892

circa 1897

And lastly, sometime in the 1930s (showing the Watchmakers College)
Thanks to Terry Hall for dating this pic

 

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