Great River Road, 2016

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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
Clover Leaf Train Station at Glen Carbon This station was located east of Meridian Road between the tracks just north of Miner Park. The Clover Leaf later became the Nickel Plate Railroad. J. F. Dickman was the railroad agent. Coal mine No. 1 is at the far right. A brick structure of the mine is now occupied as a residence. Meridian road is on the far left. January 1900 December 8, 2016
Clover Leaf Train Station Clover Leaf Train Station right after it was moved to Glen Carbon. The name is not painted on the station yet. Madison Coal Corporation Mine No. 1 is in the background. The man in the photo is J. F. Dickman the railroad agent. January 26, 1900 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
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
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
Glen Carbon Train Station With Two Men and a Dog Glen Carbon Train Station with two men and a dog standing outside on the platform. Unknown 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