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Blandinsville Depot
Blandinsville Depot
TitleBlandinsville Depot
Photo Number000032.JPG
CollectionDigital Image Collection (Western Illinois University)
KeywordsRailroads Depots Trains Blandinsville
Subject HeadingBlandinsville--Railroads
Description"The development of Blandinsville was promoted when the Toledo, Peoria and Warsaw Railroad was constructed. It reached Blandinsville on October 25, 1866. During that postwar era, some brick stores were erected, and the town prospered as a farm center community. This image shows the Blandinsville depot in the early 20th century. It was located on the south side of the tracks, near the intersection with Bushnell Street." "McDonough County Historic Sites, " by John E. Hallwas, p. 35. The digitized image has been cropped. The original and full image is available.
Source/Publisher/DonorCourtesy of Martin Calvert.
Aux. Photo# NegativeNeg 921-40
Location of Original PhotoThis image shows the Blandinsville depot in the early twentieth century. It was located on the south side of the tracks, near the intersection with Bushnell Street. Photo File--Blandinsville Folder--Blandinsville--Railroad
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.
Timestamp20061018131239
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