Springerton, IL

B&O Railroad

Milepost: 39.0

B&O Springerton Depot

B&O Springerton Depot

Patrica Lodge

Also known as Springer

Mill Shoals Township

White County

Southeast corner of Upston St and Railway Ave

Estimated GPS Coordinates: 38.177866,-88.35188599

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Milepost 39 was known as Springer and then as Springerton on railroad schedules. It still is a farming community and had a depot for a period of time and a post office.The first name of Springerville was changed to Springerton when the railroad was built.

History of White County, Illinois, Inter-State Publishing Company, Chicago, Illinois. 1883, pp 528, 905

Springerton Map

1938 Springerton Aerial View

Illinois Historical Aerial Photographs

Gooch Feed Mill