The Peoria, Decatur & Evansville Railway

 Name:  Toledo or Majority Point, Illinois(elevation 601') - Telegraph: MR
 Mile Post:  136.7
 Previous Station:  Bradbury
 Next Station:  Norveil
 Description:  Toledo was once known as Prairie City.  South of Toledo the line made a sharp curve Eastward so that it could cross the Embarrass River and enter Greenup.  Toledo still has its depot standing, though it clearly has had an addition made to it at some point.
 Photos:  Right of Way   Structures   Trains
 Date Reached:  1877
 Track Status:  There is a small section left in front of the depot.  The rest closed on August 1st, 1982 and removed in later that year.
 RR Facilities:

 Coal House (12' x 10' x 8') - built 1901 - (listed here in 1916)

 Wood Depot (54' x 20' x 14') - built 1880 - still extant

 Hand Car House (17'6" x 8'3" x 7') - half car body - placed here in 1886 - (listed here in 1916)

 Livestock Pen - 1887 grant of land for "stock yards"

 Two Livestock Pen (85' x 42') overall - built 1900, remodeled 1915 - (listed here in 1916)

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

 Tool House - Same as the Hand Car House? - (listed here in 1944, 1948, and 1957)

 Water Column - 4", city supplied water - (listed here in 1948)

 Water Hydrant - (listed here in 1957, 1970, and 1978)

 Customers:  Elevator - mentioned here in 1952
 Track Names:

 West Side Track - mentioned here in 1949

 Last Updated:  12/14/2014

 

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