Bluffs and Piasa Bird, 2016

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Two Men behind the Glen Carbon Railroad Station Two Men at the rear of the old frame red and yellow painted Illinois Central Station. The man on the right is Herman G. Keiser and the man on the left is unidentified rail car oilier. Unknown December 8, 2016
Train Arriving at the Glen Carbon Train Station Train arrives at the Glen Carbon train station to pick up passengers. Both the Illinois Central Railroad and Clover Leaf railroad provided passenger service to St. Louis several times a day, beginning at 6:00 am. One could spend the say in St. Louis, watch the Veiled Prophet parade, and still catch the 10:10 pm train home. Unknown December 8, 2016
Tish Miccer at the Illinois Central Railroad Station “I am the ambitious looking guy, sitting there, look like I’m waitin’ for a freight, eh?” –Tish June 5, 1939 December 8, 2016
Steam Train No. 1522 Steam Train No. 1522 Unknown December 8, 2016
Steam Engine No. 1522 Steam Engine No. 1522 Passing by a crowd of people. Unknown December 8, 2016
Southbound Illinois Central Railroad Train Southbound Illinois Central Railroad Train picking up train orders at Glen Carbon tower in 1957/58. It will cross over the Nickel Plate here and run from Glen Carbon to Madison over the Litchfield and Madison. 1957 - 1958 December 8, 2016
Railroad Wreck with Two Men Railroad Wreck with Two Men August 1960 December 8, 2016
Railroad Wreck Railroad Wreck August 1960 December 8, 2016
Peters Train Station in Glen Carbon Peters Train Station before 1913. These buildings were located between the tracks just west of Illinois Route 157. Gottieb Schumachers store is in the background, presently Judy’s Inn Tavern. The building attached is the freight house that is used for unclaimed freight. Before 1913 December 8, 2016
Men at Illinois Central Railroad Station Four men standing outside of the Illinois Central Railroad station dressed for a special event. They are wearing suits with flowers pinned to their lapels.
July 31, 1911 December 8, 2016