The Peoria, Decatur & Evansville Railway

 Name:  Hampton, Hampton Station, or Dunn, Illinois(elevation 652')
 Mile Post:  99.6
 Previous Station:  Bethany
 Next Station:  Sullivan
 Description:  Originally Hampton Station, probably named after Jones Hampton.  A 1875 map shows Hampton Station at present day Dunn with Dunn some distance to the south.  Dunn was at one time a milk stop for passenger trains.  However, if you stand in the middle of what is left of Dunn today you could look around and not see a single cow*  It was removed from the list of stations sometime between 1932 and 1936.  A 2011 trip by Dunn saw a cow there, perhaps in response to this page?  Now if we can only get the passenger and milk stop back.
 Photos:  Right of Way 
 Date Reached:  1872
 Track Status:  Still in place - .
 RR Facilities:

 "Droopy" Style Wood Depot - former car body - (listed here in 1916)

 Mail Crane - Shown here circa 1898

 Platform - Shown here circa 1898

 Siding - Shown here circa 1898

 Customers:  Hampton's Elevator - Shown here circa 1898
 Last Updated:  02/05/2012


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