The Peoria, Decatur & Evansville Railway

 Name:  Armstrong, Indiana(elevation 475')
 Mile Post:  236.8
 Previous Station:  Martin
 Next Station:  Wilcox
 Description:  Back in 1916, there were quite a number of railroad buildings for such a small town.  The depot was north of the tracks and just east of the Big Cynthiana Road.  See right of way photos.  Poseyville was handling the waybills for Armstrong by 7-27-1956.
 Photos:  Right of Way
 Date Reached:  1881 - constructed by E&P
 Track Status:  Removed in the Fall of 2011.
 RR Facilities:

 Coal House (10' x 8' x 8') - built 1903 - (listed here 1916)

 Wood Depot (36' x 16' x 14') - built 1880 - (listed here in 1916 and 1928)

 Section Laborer's Shanty (32' x 10') - built in 1915 - portable?  - (listed here 1916)

 Siding - (listed here in 1928)

 Spur - north switch removed from above siding - (listed here in 1944 and 1948)

 Spur - Switched to northbound pickup by 1957.  Same layout in 1970 and 1978.

 Spur, perhaps siding - By 2002, the switch had been moved "east" of the road to cut the crossings from two to one. 

 Tool House (16' x 9') - placed in Evansville 1912, moved here in 1913 - former car body - (listed here 1916)

 Tool House - Same Tool House as above? - (listed here in 1928, 1944, 1948, and 1957)

 Customers:  John Deere - flat cars of equipment
 Last Updated:  03/21/2016

 

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