Both of these maps are from the year 1870.One shows the layout of early Leroy(Leroy was only 35 years old at this point in time).The other shows Empire Township.Each measures approx 15" x 18".Note the Railroad is identified as the I.B. & W.The I.B.& W. was taken over by the PEORIA & EASTERN RAILROAD in 1886.The Peoria and Eastern was taken over by the Big 4 Railroad in 1890.
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