The Peoria, Decatur & Evansville Railway

 Name:  Coles, Illinois(elevation 652')
 Mile Post:  113.4
 Previous Station:  Steel
 Next Station:  Lipsey Switch
 Description:  Also known as Coles Station.  The village was platted on April 5th, 1872.  Starting on September 7th, 1948, waybills for Coles were handled by Bethany. 
 Photos:  Maps  Right of Way 
 Date Reached:  1872
 Track Status:  Still in place - .
 RR Facilities:

 Coal House (12' x 7' x 7') - built 1880 - (replaced in 1915)

 Coal House (8' x 8' x 7') - built 1915 - (listed here in 1916)

 Corn Cribs

 Wood Depot (36' x 18' x 14') - built in 1880 - (listed here in 1916)

 Two Livestock Pens (32' x 32') each - (listed here in 1916)

 Siding - (listed here 1898)

 Siding - with clearance of 3605' 77 cars (1944 & 1948) - 6049' (1957) - 5949' 118 cars (1970)

 Siding - no data - (listed here in 1978)

 Two Sidings - no data - (listed here in 1987)

 Spur - (listed here in 1957, 1970, 1978, and 1987)

 Two Telephone Booths - (listed here in 1957)

 Three Telephone Booths - (listed here in 1970)

 Telephone Booth - (listed here in 1978)

 Warehouse

 Yard Limits - (listed here in 1987)

 Customers:  Livergood Grain - (listed here in 1987)
 Last Updated  08/31/2014

 

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