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Re: Elgin National Watch Company silent film [message #7588 is a reply to message #7585] Wed, 28 December 2016 04:07 Go to previous messageGo to previous message
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Trim and I went to Elgin, Illinois a few years back. The factory if you are not aware was torn down and a shopping mall built on the site. There is the astronomical observatory which I think is the only large building surviving. Lots of stuff ended up in the Elgin History Museum. Worth a visit if you are ever in the area.

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