The Peoria, Decatur & Evansville Railway

 Name:  Turpin, Illinois(elevation 672')
 Mile Post:  82.6
 Previous Station:  Suffern
 Next Station:  Mt. Zion
 Description:  The station point of Turpin sits on top of a hill.  There was once a very short siding here.  So far, there is no indication that much else ever existed here.  Cars were being set out here as late as 1955, with waybills being handled by Decatur. 
 Photos:  Right of Way
 Date Reached:  By December 12, 1872
 Track Status:  Still in place - .
 RR Facilities:

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

 Spur - for Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company - (listed about three quarters of a mile to the south in 1970, 1978, and 1987)

 Telephone Booth - (listed here in 1957 and 1970)

 Telephone Booth - (listed at spur about three quarters of a mile to the south in 1970, 1978, and 1987)

 Customers:  Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company - about a three quarters of a mile to the south - Shown here in 1970, 1978, and 1987
 Last Updated:  08/31/2014

 

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