The Peoria, Decatur & Evansville Railway

 Name:  Pekin P.R.T.or P.T. Station, Illinois(elevation 467')
 Mile Post:  8.9
 Previous Station:  Grove
 Next Station:  I.C. JCT
 Description:  As one might guess, Pekin P.R.T. was in Pekin.  It was a location where a number of lines met Peoria & Pekin Union, Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe, Peoria & Eastern(CCC&StL), and the Peoria Railway Terminal (hence P.R.T.).  P.R.T. had a substantial depot here at one time.
 Photos:  Right of Way
 Date Reached:  1871
 Track Status:  Still in place - . - Trackage rights over the P&PU.
 RR Facilities:

 Union Depot

 Interlocking Tower - (listed here in 1944, 1948, 1957, 1970, 1978, and 1987)

 CCC&StL JCT

 Peoria Railway Terminal JCT

 Customers:  Hanna Steel
 Last Updated:  03/31/2014

 

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