The Peoria, Decatur & Evansville Railway

 Name:  Dalton City, Illinois(elevation 689') - Telegraph: DA
 Mile Post:  90.8
 Previous Station:  Hight
 Next Station:  Bethany
 Description:  Named after Thomas Dalton, it was laid out about year before the railroad arrived.
 Photos:  Right of Way 
 Date Reached:  1872
 Track Status:  Still in place - .
 RR Facilities:

 Coal House (9' x 7' x 8') - built 1895 - (listed here in 1916)

 Wood Depot (50' x 18' x 14') - built 1880 - (listed here in 1944, 1948, and 1957)

 Hand Car House (14' x 8'6" x 7') - placed here in 1895 - half car body - (listed here in 1916)

 Two Livestock Pens (102' x 40') overall - (listed here in 1900)

 Three Livestock Pens (40' x 32') each - (listed here in 1916)

 Livestock Scale - (listed here in 1916)

 Two Sidings - longest with clearance of 918' - (listed here in 1944, 1948, and 1957)

 Two Sidings - no data - (listed here in 1970, 1978, and 1987)

 Spur - (listed here in 1957 and 1970)

 Two Spurs - (listed here in 1978)

 Spur - about a mile south of town for Custom Farm - (listed here in 1970)

 Spur - about a mile south of town for Perkinson Co - (l978 and 1987)

 Tool House - (listed here in 1916)

 Customers:

 Custom Farm - later Perkinson Co - about a mile south of town - Shown here in 1970

 Farmers Co-op Grain - Shown here in 1978 and 1987

 Perkinson Co - about a mile south of town - Shown here in 1978 and 1987

 Track Names:

 East Track - siding - mentioned here in 1951

 Last Updated  08/31/2014

 

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