The Peoria, Decatur & Evansville Railway

 Name:  Westfield, Illinois(elevation 747') - Telegraph: FD
 Mile Post:  33.7
 Previous Station:  Relief
 Next Station:  Briscoe Tank
 Description:  The tracks seem to have twisted and turned through town.  In addition, they were partly laid in a cut.  To the North of Westfield were the two longest trestles on the DOOR. The post office here has a number of neat old photographs of the depot and trains.  Westfield was started and platted in 1839. 
 Photos:  Right of Way  Structures
 Date Reached:  By April 30th, 1878.
 Track Status:  Removed to the south in 1937.
 RR Facilities:

 Depot (40' x 22')

 Livestock Pens (180' x 32') - cattle

 Siding

 Turntable

 Customers:

 Bulk Petroleum Plant

 Elevator

 Mill

 Last Updated:  02/07/2012

 

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