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Prosperity Junction Station and Street Car #60

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Prosperity Junction Station and Street Car #60 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., August 28, 2010
1. Prosperity Junction Station and Street Car #60 Marker
Inscription.  

Prosperity Junction Station
Original site located east
of Carterville
Typical Boarding Station
Serving Communities in the
Four States Mining District


Street Car #60
Electric powered passenger car
circa 1916-1937
Southwest Missouri Electric Railway Co.


Recreated and restored through the
leadership of
Fred "Fritz" Rogers

March 1999

 
Erected 1999 by Concerned Citizens under direction of Fred "Fritz" Rogers.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: CommunicationsIndustry & CommerceRailroads & Streetcars. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1999.
 
Location. 37° 8.399′ N, 94° 27.78′ W. Marker is in Webb City, Missouri, in Jasper County. Marker can be reached from Tracy Street near Main Street. Marker is on the former train station, now used by the Chamber of Commerce, in King Jack Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 555 South Main Street, Webb City MO 64870, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this
Prosperity Junction Station and Street Car #60 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., August 28, 2010
2. Prosperity Junction Station and Street Car #60 Marker
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marker. Southwest Missouri Electric Railway Company (within shouting distance of this marker); The Kneeling Miner (within shouting distance of this marker); Webb City (within shouting distance of this marker); Number 1 Gun (approx. Ό mile away); The Military Order of The Purple Heart (approx. Ό mile away); Welcome Visitors to Webb City, MO, Our "Gem" of the Ozarks (approx. half a mile away); Tri-State Mining District Hoist (approx. half a mile away); Tri-State Mining District Water Pump (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Webb City.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Southwest Missouri Electric Railway and Route 66. Historic Joplin website entry (Submitted on April 15, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

2. Webb City streetcar again rolling through King Jack Park. Joplin Globe website entry (Submitted on April 15, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Prosperity Junction Station image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., August 28, 2010
3. Prosperity Junction Station
Prosperity Junction Station Window Lintel image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., August 28, 2010
4. Prosperity Junction Station Window Lintel
Made of railroad track
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 15, 2022. It was originally submitted on October 30, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,404 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 30, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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Jun. 30, 2022