Clay City, IL

B&O Railroad

Milepost: 235.1

B&O Clay City Depot

Clay City B & O Depot

Jacob Hortenstine

Clay County

Estimated GPS Coordinates: 38.6907878,-88.3543575

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History

<p>The B & O Clay City Depot was destroyed by a 23 car derailment in the early 1970s. Tank and box cars piled up around the main crossing in town. Over 1,000 feet of track was damaged with losses estimated over a million dollars.</p><p><cite><a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1736907349907785&set=p.1736907349907785&type=3&theater' alt='' target='_blank'>Jay Schmitt</a></cite></p>

Clay City Map

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Clay City B&O Depot

B&O Railroad Museum

Clay City B&O Depot