The Peoria, Decatur & Evansville Railway

 Name:  Evansville, Indiana(elevation 374') - Telegraph: VR(Depot Ticket Office)
 Mile Post:  247.0
 Previous Station:  Franklin Street
 Next Station:  End of the line for the PD&E.
 Description:

 Evansville was one of the namesake cities.  Technically, the station point of Evansville was the Union Depot, about 75 yards onto L&N Tracks.   In reality, Evansville also encompasses the station points of Vanderburg, Harwood Yard, Devon St. Jct, and Franklin Street.  For the purpose here, Evansville is considered everything south of West Franklin St. (the road).

 Photos:  Motive Power  Right of Way 
 Date Reached:  1881 - constructed by E&P
 Track Status:  "Removed" - depends upon your point of view....
 RR Facilities:

 Three Story Stone Union Depot

 L&N JCT

 Spurs

 Two Switchbacks - (listed here in 1928 and 1944)

 Switchback - (listed here in 1948, 1957, 1970, and 1978)

 Yard (L&N) - for depot

 Customers:

 Craddock Furniture Corporation. - Shown here in 1962
 Evansville Furniture Company. - Shown here in 1895 and 1910 and listed here in 1935

 Evansville Gas and Electric Light Company. - Shown here in 1910

 Ferdinand Funk Sons - Shown here in 1910
 Indiana Stove Works - Shown here in 1895? and 1910 and listed here in 1935
 Sterling Brewers Inc. - Shown here in 1962

 Universal Furniture Company. - Shown here in 1962
 Universal Warehouse Inc. - Shown here in 1962

 Track Names:

 Evansville Brewing Association - unnamed plus South Track - Listed here in 1935

 Evansville Furniture Company - East/West/Back Tracks - Listed here in 1935

 Indiana Stove Works - Listed here in 1935

 Last Updated:  03/27/2016

 

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