The Peoria, Decatur & Evansville Railway

 Name:  Stewartsville, Indiana(elevation 477') - Telegraph: WA
 Mile Post:  Main Line 225.5, New Harmony Branch 0.0
 Previous Station:  Barrett
 Next Stations:  Poseyville   Rogers (New Harmony Branch)
 Description:  Stewartsville was important because it was the location where the New Harmony branch joined the main line.  There was quite a hill to the North-West on the main that required trains to drop their train to the North-West of town if they were going to work the six mile New Harmony branch.  In 1948, a transfer caboose was stationed here for runs to New Harmony.  Poseyville was handling the waybills for Stewartsville by 7-27-1956.
 Photos:  Right of Way  Structures
 Date Reached:  1881 - constructed by E&P(main), NH&E(branch)
 Track Status:  The track to New Harmony was removed in 1976.  The main was removed in 1999. 
 RR Facilities:

 Coal House (10' x 6' x 7') - built 1880 - replaced in 1907

 Coal House (10' x 7' x 8') - built 1907 - (listed here in 1916)

 Connection with the New Harmony Branch - (1881-1976)

 Wood Depot (36' x 18' x 14') - built in 1880 - (listed here in 1928)

 Hand Car House (12' x 10' x 8') - built 1880, rebuilt 1894 - (listed here in 1916)

 IC New Harmony District JCT

 Two Livestock Pens (36' x 32') each(?) - (listed here in 1916)

 Livestock Pen - (listed here in 1928)

 Machine Platform (34' x 10') - built 1907 - (listed here in 1916)

 Section Laborer's Shanty - (32' x 11'6") - built 1914 - portable?  - (listed here in 1916)

 Section Laborer's Car Body (35' x 8'6") - former car body - (listed here in 1916)

 Section Tool House (12' x 10') - built 1894 - (listed here in 1916)

 Section House - Same as the Section Laborer's Shanty? - (listed here in 1928, 1944, 1948, and 1957)

 Two Sidings - (listed here in 1928, 1944, 1948, 1957, 1970, and 1978)

 Spur - for the livestock pen - (listed here in 1928)

 Telephone Booth - (listed here in 1957 and 1970)

 Tool House - same as Section Tool House? - (listed here in 1928, 1944, 1948, 1957, and 1970)

 Yard Limits - (listed here in 1944, 1948, 1957, 1970, and 1978)

 Customers:  An elevator
 Last Updated:  03/30/2016

 

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