Carbondale in Jackson County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The first train came to Carbondale, July 4, 1854. As many as 53 passenger trains passed through here each day at the peak of our railroad activity. We salute our railroaders for their hard work and dedication to their profession.
Erected 1997 by Station Carbondale, Inc.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Railroads & Streetcars.
Location. 37° 43.625′ N, 89° 12.992′ W. Marker is in Carbondale, Illinois, in Jackson County. Marker is on West Main Street (Illinois Route 13) east of South Illinois Avenue (U.S. 51), on the left when traveling west. West Main Street is one way, going west. Marker is at the base of the Train Conductor statue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 109 W Main St, Carbondale IL 62901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Station #1 (a few steps from this marker); Station #9 (a few steps from this marker); Daniel Harmon Brush Station #2 (within shouting distance of this marker); Station #3 (within shouting distance of this marker); Station #4 (within shouting distance of this marker); Station #8 (within shouting distance of this marker); World War I (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carbondale.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 7, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 7, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 35 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 7, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.