Powell Station

McLeansboro, IL

L&N Railroad

Milepost: 381.7

L&N McLeansboro Depot

1876 Map with Powell's Station

Atlas of the State of Illinois by Warner & Beers, Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center

McLeansboro Township

Hamilton County

Estimated GPS Coordinates, Click For Map: 38.10725,-88.53444

History

According to the McLeansboro Times Leader, October 20, 1955, the first depot in McLeansboro was near Powell’s pond. The Mt. Vernon Register News Rogers recalls on April 8, 1970, that the Rogers Locomotive Engine 824, type 4-6-0, was a regular traveler around Powell's Curve into McLeansboro.

1938 Former Powell Station Aerial View

Illinois Historical Aerial Photographs 1938

2018 McLeansboro Aerial View

DOT Railroad GIS