Grand Tower in Jackson County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
This Steam Locomotive
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars. A significant historical year for this entry is 1929.
Location. 37° 38.35′ N, 89° 30.692′ W. Marker is in Grand Tower, Illinois, in Jackson County. Marker is at the intersection of Park Road and Brunkhorst Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Park Road. The locomotive stands in Devil Backbone Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1921 Brunkhorst Ave, Grand Tower IL 62942, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Grand Tower (a few steps from this marker); In Memoriam (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lewis and Clark in Illinois (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named The Grand Tower (approx. 0.6 miles away in Missouri); Mrs. Melissa (Mom) Hale (approx. 0.7 miles away); World Wars Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles Ev. Luth. St. Paul's Church U.A.C. (approx. 1.6 miles away in Missouri); Trinity Lutheran Church (approx. 4.1 miles away in Missouri). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Grand Tower.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 29, 2022. It was originally submitted on January 24, 2022, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. This page has been viewed 111 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 24, 2022, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.