Epworth, IL

L&N Railroad

Milepost: 355.61

L&N Epworth Depot

Epworth 2018 Aerial View

DOT Railroad GIS

Hawthorne was first town name.

Hawthorne Township

White County

northwest of intersection of Country Road 1300 N and the railroad track

Estimated GPS Coordinates: 38.067951,-88.1014

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History

A Carmi Times article dated December 9, 1965, newspapers.com, recalls that the Epworth L&N Depot was built in 1913 and torn down in 1957. There were three grain elevators and siding tracks for loading melons. Louise Jackson sold tickets and put the mail out for pickup according to her niece, Dee Maurer.

Epworth 1938 Aerial

Illinois Historical Aerial Photographs

Epworth, Illinois Louisville and Nashville Depot

CSX 3080 EVWR HSH1 Epworth IL 17 May 2014

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