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Aledo Bank Vault
Aledo Bank Vault
TitleAledo Bank Vault
Photo Number003936.JPG
CollectionDigital Image Collection (Western Illinois University)
KeywordsAledo Building Buildings Bank Banks Interior View Illinois
Subject HeadingAledo--Banks (Aledo)
DescriptionThe Aledo Bank was established in 1869 at the corner of Southeast Seventh Street and College Avenue. The safe was considered a model of security in its time. It has Yale locks, weighs three tons, and is located in a fireproof vault. The safe is still a visible part of the building (2006).
Source/Creatorby Carlson Studio of Aledo, Illinois
Source/Publisher/DonorJohnson Collection 69 AC 06-005 Courtesy of Mercer County Historical Society
Aux. Photo# Other003936.TIF
Location of Original PhotoPhoto File--Aledo Folder--Aledo--Banks
RightsWIU Libraries Archives & Special Collections -- All Rights Reserved. For permission to reproduce, distribute, or otherwise use this image, contact the WIU Archives and Special Collections at malpass-archives@wiu.edu.
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