Dahlgren, IL

L&N Railroad

Milepost: 393.31

L&N Dahlgren Depot

Dahlgren Depot 2017

Photo by David Cantrell

Dahlgren Township

Hamilton County

Northeast of the intersection of N 3rd Street and railroad track

Estimated GPS Coordinates: 38.198991,-88.684372

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History

Dahlgren was named after Admiral John A. Dahlgren. He served as Chief of the Bureau of Ordnance and was appointed Commander of the Washington Navy Yard by President Abraham Lincoln. Three naval ships and a surface warfare center located in Dahlgren, VA also commemorate his name.


The Yesterdays of Hamilton County

Bureau of Ordnance

USS Dahlgren

1938 Aerial View of Dahlgren

Illinois Historical Aerial Photographs 1938

2018 Aerial View of Dahlgren

DOT Railroad GIS

Dahlgren L&N Depot 1913

Ebay

Dahlgren L&N Depot 1968

Ebay

Dahlgren L & N Depot facing McLeansboro, 2017

Photo by David Cantrell

Dahlgren L & N Depot facing Mt. Vernon, 2017

Photo by David Cantrell

Train Approaches Dahlgren Depot

David Cantrell

NS 7648 at Dahlgren Depot

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Coal Cars at Dahlgren Depot

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Train at Dahlgren Depot

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Coal Train Leaving Dahlgren for Delafield

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West Side of Dahlgren Depot

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West Side of Dahlgren Depot

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Dahlgren Depot West Side

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North Side of Dahlgren Depot

Photo by David Cantrell

Dahlgren Crossing Signal

Photo by David Cantrell

Dahlgren Railroad Sidetrack Junction