Delafield, IL

L&N Railroad

Milepost: 387.71

L&N Delafield Depot

Delafield Depot 1938 Aerial Photo

Illinois Historical Aerial Photographs

Dahlgren Township

Hamilton County

Southwest corner of intersection of Country Road 550 E and railroad track

Estimated GPS Coordinates, Click For Map: 38.148149,-88.602895

History

The Illinois Railroad and Warehouse Commission directed the Louisville and Nashville Railroad to establish a depot at Delafield on July 1, 1913 to resolve a complaint by F. T. Epperson. September 1, 1913 was set as the deadline for building plans with desired completion date on or before January 1, 1914.

43rd Annual Report of the Railroad and Warehouse Commission of the State of Illinois, Hathitrust Digital Library, Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIU, Digitizing sponsor CARLI: Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois

The State of Illinois authorized the closing of the Delafield L & N railroad depot on June 21, 1950.

Delafield Map

Gholson Brothers

Aerial View of Delafield 1938

Illinois Historical Aerial Photographs 1938

Delafield Crossing 2018

David Cantrell

Delafield Facing Mt. Vernon 2018

David Cantrell

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