Howell Yard

Howell, IN

L&N Railroad

Milepost: 323

L&N Howell Depot

Howell Railroad Yard

Historic Evansville

Union Township

Vandenburgh County

Estimated GPS Coordinates: 37.962296,-87.609375

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History

Howell Railroad Yard was constructed in 1889 and enabled the growth of the Evansville area.

Historic Evansville


The Filson Historical Society L & N Architectural Archive contains the following records on the Howell location:

  • Roll 6: Machine Shop -- Howell, IN, October 4, 1888
  • Roll 6: Stationary Engine and Boiler House for Machine Shops -- Howell, IN, October 6, 1888
  • Roll 6: Smith and Boiler Shops -- Howell, IN, October 10, 1888
  • Roll 7: Smoke Stack -- Howell, IN, April 1889

L&N Architectural Plans
The Filson Historical Society

Howell Roundhouse
1910 Sanborn Map

Historic Evansville

Howell Railroad Yard 1937 Flood

Willard Library

1999 L&N and IC Track Map

1999 Canadian National-Illinois Central Track Profiles

L&N Steam Locomotive Arrives at Howell Yard

Don Blair Collection
University of Southern Indiana

Evansville Indiana Carpenter Shop Stove Room 2-26-18.jpg

National Archives

New L&N Roundhouse at Howell

L&N Employee Magazine
June 1928

1950 Aerial View of L&N Howell Yard

USGS Earth Explorer

Howell Yard Aerial 2018

DOT Railroad GIS

1956 Aerial View of L&N Howell Yard

USGS Earth Explorer

Howell Yard

DOT Railroad GIS

1958 Aerial View of L&N Howell Yard

USGS Earth Explorer

1973 Aerial View of L&N Howell Yard

USGS Earth Explorer

CSX 970 Evansville IN 2 June 2018

2011 Flood South Howell Yard 28 Apr 2011

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