Hillsboro, IL

Big 4 Railroad

Milepost: 58.1

Big 4 Hillsboro Depot

Hillsboro, Illinois Big 4 Depot and Locomotive

Estimated GPS Coordinates: 39.158233,-89.477095

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Train Approaching Hillsboro, Illinois 1911

Hillsboro, Illinois Union Station

Hillsboro, Illinois Union Depot
From Bill Edrington: This was the new passenger depot, built in 1904-1905 as part of the construction of the Short Line between Hillsboro and Lenox. Passenger service ended in 1959 with the discontinuance of trains #315 and #316 west of Indianapolis. This depot was torn down in the mid-1960s.

Hillsboro, Illinois NYC Roundhouse

Jacob Hortenstine

Hillsboro, Illinois NYC Roundhouse

Jacob Hortenstine

Hillsboro, Illinois Big 4 Railroad Yard

Bill Edrington

Hillsboro, Illinois Railroad Roundhouse Aerial Photo 1938

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Hillsboro, Illinois Big 4 Railroad Yard 1956

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Hillsboro, Illinois Big 4 Railroad Yard 1973

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Hillsboro, Illinois Former Big 4 Railroad Yard 2018

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