1954

First Ave.

102 Johnston Lumber Co.

1116 Weckesser & Sons Plumbers

201 Rock Falls Nationl Bank

201 Humphrey Insurance, Weiss optomitrist
​203 Pignatelli Louis J  lwyr

203 1/2 Rock Falls Masonic Lodge
205 "Trager Building" Bardo Rexall Drugs
203 1/2 State Dept Family Services
205 Rock Falls Century Loan Co.

205 1/2 Bellson School of Music
207 Smoke Ring cigars
207A Koser Shoe Repair
208-210 Zigler Mobil Filling Station, Howe Oil

209 Knabe Bros. Hardware

211 Rock Falls Gambles Store​

213 Guerreri Tavern

215 Mac's Garden Shop Seeds

217 1/2 Gillette Electric

218 under construction

219 Modern Pastry Shop

221 Coloma Township Library

222 Munz Motors

223 Tehan Liquors

225 Oltman's Royal Blue grocery

228 Gipson Shell Service station​

231 McFalls D-X Service Station

300 First Congregational Church​

301 Decker's Used Furniture

305 Hill's Electric Motor Shop

307 ​

310 vacant

311  private home
312
313 Cantlin, Blodgett, lawyers

315 Speaker & Lendman Ins.

317 Speed Wash self serve laundry
318 
319 
319 1/2 First Avenue Beauty Shop
321 Reynolds Citgo Service Sation
321 1/2
322 Overley's Standard Service Station
323 Rock Falls Insurance Agency
400 Cheshier's Cities Service gas
405 Red and Russ' Brilliant Bronze Gas

406 Home Equipment Co plumbing

408 vacant 

410 Twin City Gospel Church

501 General Line Antiques

600 Rein's Sinclair Service Station

601 private home

602 private home

605 private home

607 Gallentine Howard Plmb

609 private home 611 private home

700 private home 701 private home

702 Hanson Justice of the Peace

707 Stan's F1 Covering

708 vacant

709 private home 710 private home

711 private home ​

712 Chapman's Dairy Dream

713 private home

​715 private home ​801 private home

804 National Tea Co.

805 private home 807 private home

809 private home 811 private home

​813 Illinois Kitchen Center

814 Cliff' 88 Grill restr

815 private home

816 General Distributing

817 private home 821 private home

901 private home

903 Sander's Dry Gas & Appliances

904 Maylor SW & Corp farm equip

905 private home 907 private home

910 Gene's Drive-Inn rester

910 1/2 private home

930 Wechsler's Texaco gas

940 Scutty's Tavern

941 Beelendorf's Food Market ​

942 Russell's BarberShop

1001 private home

1003 Bright Hank Motor Sales

1005 private home ​   1007 private home

1008 Wadsworth Co. planing mill

1009 private home 1010 private home

1011 private home 1013 private home

1015 private home

1019 Ray's Certified Super Mkt

Highway 30 East

Illinois Forge

Larson Mnfg

Lawrence and Sons ​

First Ave. continued

1102 First Avenue Motor Sales

1101 Kurtz TD Glass Co

1103 Eberhardt's Auto Body

1104 Owens Illinois Oil Co

1111 Naylor agriculture implements

1200 vacant

1201-1203 Dew Drop Inn

1204 Record Print Shop

1205 vacant

1207 private home

1210 Stan's IGA groc

1212 Sno Cap Drive Inn 

1301 Ace Tire Service

1305 private home

1308 private home

1309 private home

1313 Williams Shell Service Station

1401 Earl Devers

1405 Dog 'n Suds

1406 Larson, Chas Co.

1409 

1410 Frerichs Nehi distributor

1411 

1413 private home

1500 private home

1503 Industrial Towel Service

1505 Cash 'n Carry  Cleaners

1506 private home

1507 private home

1508 private home

1511 Wallingford Gas Station

1513 Gillette Bros.sporting gds

1600 private home

1604 private home

1605 private home

1606 private home

1609 Fisher's Standard Service Station

Route 30

1800Redwood Motel

1809 private home

1901 Yellow Cab Co

1909 vacant

2001 private home

2003 private home

2005 private home-vacant

First Street West

​100 Schwab's Sinclair Service

102 Flexonics Corp

201 International Harvestor

312 Eureka Co. auto body manufact

 

Second Avenue

204 Hazel's Voguette Beauty Shop

       Andy's Barber Shop

​207 Stone Insurance Agency

210 US Post Office

1902 Reformed Mennonite Church

Third Street East

105 Decker's Auction House

109 IOOF Hall

201 CB&Q RR freight

Fourth Street West

508 Detweiler's Grocery

Fourth Avenue S

1618 Moodies Red & White Store Grocery

Fifth Avenue

12-14 Northwestern Products Corp

100 Parrish Alford Fence Co.

Eighth Street East

400 Hasselberg's Grocery

12th Avenue

100 City Sewage Disposal

102 Rocket Eat Shop

104 Montgomery Auto Body Shop

201 Texaco Service Station

518 Lehman's Grocery

603 Judy's Sandwich Grill

​14th Street West

105 Cartensen Freight

301 Thomeway Lines

307 Buy Rite Shopette Grocer

       Thomeway Lines

Highway 30 West 

101 vacant

200 vacant

Bright Spot Cafe

305 Martin's Wrecker Service

403 D&R Coin Wash

404 Sweeney Motel

​405 Rocket Lanes

Tabor-Storts Used cars

​503 Serve Yourself Car Wash

505 Reed's Mileage Mart

Wike Oil Co.

601 Highway 30 Fruit & Vegetable Stand

​602 J&R Tavern

606 Rock Trailer Sales

703 Rock Falls Lumber and Supply

709 Rocket D-X Service Station

808 Saveway Market

900 Jerry's Market

901 Leonor Mobile Homes

904 Allen's Music Studio

906 Morgan Builders

907 Palo Club tavern

1007 Clark Oil Co,

​1107 Edwards Market

1109 Beauchamp's Dairy Queen

1111 Mister Robot Car Wash

1113 Johnson's Shell Station

1120 Friendship 66 Gas

1130 Friendship House/ Dutch Pantry

1200 Lawton's Dairy Island

1201 Bevilacqua's Trailer Court

1202 Plowman's Super Market

1210 Clayton Service and Trailer Sales

1215 Nelson's Garage

1301 Hi-Way 30 Super Market

1304 Dietz Bros Paint Stores

1305 Latta's Garage/Latta's Motor Sales

1308 Wiker Welding Shop

​1405 A & W Drive Inn

​1408 Poci's Motel

​1411 ​Morris Drive Inn

1412 Sunset Cafe

​1414 Ed's Rock Falls Gulf Service Station

1417 Kingdom of Jehovah's Witnesses

1418 Rich's Drive Inn Restr

1500 General Cartage

1507 Cameo Beauty Salon

1509 Nichols-Bevilaquas Restaurant

1606 Saunder's Trucking

1701 Williams Auto Body Shop

2806 Ratzlaff Ford Tractor

3020 Arrow Motel

3034 Jul's Danish Farm Motel

3035 Rock River Provision

Star Dining Room Restr

 

Wonder Bread Depot

Dixon Avenue

105 DeKalb Molasses Feeds

206 Rheeling's Super Market

Avenue A

​​300 Sterling Produce Co.

401 King Welding Shop

409 Stanley's Machine Shop

 

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321 Kradle Building Supplies

Second St. East

104 Dixon Electronics

106 Johnston Lmbr Co

205 RB & W

308 Riverview Nursing Home

​Second St. West

101 Wheelock Furniture

102 S&K Clothing

105 Mar-Jean Variety Store

106 Kelsey's radios and awnings

107 K & K Gro

108 Dawson's Lunch

109 Longfellow Cigar Store

109 1/2 Fiorini Barber Shop

110 Gray's Cafe

111 Walter's Dept Store

112 State Dept of Labor Unemployment

112 1/2 Fecht chiropractor

113 Jones Cafe

115 A & P Food Stores

116 Shick's Paint Store

117 Moulton's Walgreen Agency

118 Gartner's Sheet Metal

119 Frank's Meat Market

119 1/2 Mademoiselle Beauty Salon

120 Corner Tap

201 Hurdle Hardware

203 Ben's Package Liquors

205 Sleeper, Jerome Tax Service

       Crystal Barber Shop

207 Daniels Confectionery

209 Sowles Dry Goods

215 Eshelman Barber

       Alibi Tap

217 Beck's Luncheon

219 Bud & Jack's Top Hat tavern

220 

221 Strand Theatre

       Twin City Mattress Co.

223 Hestor's Photo and Gift Shop

301 Pippert's Meat Market

303 Hey's Refridgeration Co.

305 Twin City Yellow Cab

307 Allen's Beauty and Barber

309 vacant

311 Beien Tavern

315 Emmon's Kitchen Service steel cabinets

317 Twin City Auto Service

321 Eagles Club

400 Celletti Sinclair Service gas

410 Rock Falls Moose Club

412 Rubin  Coal Co.

417 

422 Twin City Cleaners

422 

501 Seventh Day Adventist Church

612 Rex Oil Co. gas

View of First Avenue and 10th Street looking north east circa 1950's
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