Grain Elevator

Hamilton County, IL

L&N Railroad

Milepost: 378.04

L&N Hamilton County Depot

Grain Elevator Aerial 2018

DOT Railroad GIS

Crook Township

Hamilton County

Estimated GPS Coordinates, Click For Map: 38.068482,-88.479252

History

The rail spur that turns south between McLeansboro and Thackeray was installed for the Inland Steel Coal Mine in 1979. It was later purchased by Consolidated Coal in 1986 and closed in 1988. The infrastructure presently serves as a grain transport center for Soylutions LLC, a subsidiary of Seacor Holdings Inc.

Hamilton County, Illinois: Celebrating 175 Years

NS 8072 on the Trestle