Circa 1900 Mt.Carmel Illinois

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Circa 1900 Mt.Carmel Illinois

Postby Roger Hensley » Thu Aug 25, 2016 7:25 am

This view of the backshop of the Big Four at Mt.Carmel IL pre-dates me riding my bicycle behind this building in the late '40s enroute to deliver my Dad's lunch to the "Ready Track" at the roundhouse prior to his departing on a 'trip' to Lyons [Danville, IL]. Interesting that the crane operator is posing on the main beam.
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[picture from Gene Millspaugh whose father worked as a Stationary Engineer here.]

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Re: Circa 1900 Mt.Carmel Illinois

Postby BR&P » Fri Aug 26, 2016 10:29 am

Great photo - thanks! ImageImage
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