The Peoria, Decatur & Evansville Railway

 Name:  Brocton, Illinois(elevation 662') - Telegraph: BR
 Mile Post:  14.8
 Previous Station:  Payne
 Next Station:  Borton
 Description:  Founded in 1880, Brocton was where the DOOR crossed the Nickel Plate.  The DOOR arrived first.
 Photos:  Right of Way
 Date Reached:  By 1881.
 Track Status:  Removed in November/December 1938.
 RR Facilities:

 Depot (45' x 20')

 NKP JCT

 Livestock Pens (125' x 30')

 Siding

 Spurs

 Yard

 Customers:

 Brocton Tile Company

 2 Grain Elevators

 Lumber Yard

 Oil Station - (listed here in 1938)

 Last Updated:  03/12/2014

 

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