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Macomb Railroad Depot c. 1913
Macomb Railroad Depot c. 1913
TitleMacomb Railroad Depot c. 1913
Photo Number000056.JPG
CollectionDigital Image Collection (Western Illinois University)
Date Photograph TakenCa 1913
KeywordsMacomb Railroads North Lafayette Street Trains Buggy Buggies Railroads Depots Buildings
Subject HeadingMacomb--Railroads--Depots
Description"This postcard shows the present depot shortly after it was constructed in 1913. As the image reveals, horse-drawn dray wagons were still used to carry goods from the depot to stores in town, but they would soon be replaced by early trucks. The new brick structure featured separate waiting rooms for men and women. It was refurbished in 1976." "McDonough County Historic Sites, " by John E. Hallwas, p. 29.
Aux. Photo# NegativeNeg 2125
Location of Original PhotoMacomb/Macomb Area Public Buildings Album--Volume One
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.
Timestamp20061018163501
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