The Peoria, Decatur & Evansville Railway

 Name:  Poseyville, Indiana(elevation 435') - Telegraph: DI
 Mile Post:  228.5
 Previous Station:  Stewartsville
 Next Station:  Crisle
 Description:  It was named in honor of General Thomas Posey, a soldier of the Revolutionary War.  In addition to being a great area to get watermelon and cantaloupe, Poseyville is where the PD&E crossed the C&EI.  The C&EI crossed the PD&E on June 6th, 1882. 
 Photos:  Right of Way   Structures
 Date Reached:  1881 - constructed by E&P
 Track Status:  Removed in the Fall of 2011.
 RR Facilities:

 Coal House - (listed here in 1916) - one report says (12' x 10' x 10') built in 1898, another (8' x 10' x 8') built in 1890

 Wood Depot (66' x 20' x 16') - built in 1880 - (listed here in 1916 and 1928)

 Wood Depot - Type B? - (listed here in 1944)

 Type B Wood Depot replaced the original circa WWII - (listed here in 1948, 1957, 1970, and 1978)

 Ice House (60' x 24' x 16') - built in 1903 - (listed here in 1916)

 Ice Platform

 C&EI JCT

 Livestock Pen (79' x 32') - (listed here circa 1900)

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

 Livestock Pens - (listed here 1928)

 Loading Ramp - (listed here in 1970 and 1978) - (still present 2010)

 Pump House (20' x 16' x 10') - (listed here in 1916, 1928, 1944, 1948, 1957, and 1978)

 Two Sidings - longest with clearance of 2057' 43 cars - ( listed here in 1928 and 1944)

 Siding with clearance of 2057' 43 cars - (listed here in 1948)

 One Spur - (listed here in 1948 and 1957)

 Three Spurs - all northbound pickups - (listed here in 1970 and 1978)

 Tool House (16'6" x 9' x 7') - (listed as Hand Car House) - half a car body - placed here in 1895 - (listed here in 1916)

 Tool House (12' x 10') - (listed here in 1916)

 Tool House - (listed here in 1928, 1944, 1957, and 1970)

 Water Tank - (listed here 189001)

 Water Tank (16' x 20' tub, 14' frame) - 37,000 gallon capacity - built in 1895 - (listed here in 1916)

 Water Tank (20' x 30') - built in 1922 - 100,000 gallon capacity - steam pump - from wells - (listed here in 1928)

 Well House (10' x 8') - built in 1909

 Customers:

 Grain House - (listed here circa 1900)

 Poseyville County Farm Bureau Co-op - Shown here in 1970 and 1978

 Track Names:

 House Track - Mentioned here in 1949

 Storage Track - Mentioned here 07-21-1939

 Last Updated:  03/30/2016

 

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