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Cameron in Clinton County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

John T. Walker

Rock Island Lines

 

1852 1922

 
John T. Walker Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 7, 2013
1. John T. Walker Marker
Inscription.
The memorial tree planted nearby
is dedicated by the Rock Island
in affectionate memory of
John T. Walker
who by his industry courage and
loyalty through every vicissitude
signally aided in the development
of the
Chicago Rock Island & Pacific Railway
into a great transportation system
devoted to the public service

Seventieth anniversary
October tenth [1922]

 
Erected by Rock Island Railway.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Chicago Rock Island & Pacific Railway marker series.
 
Location. 39° 44.474′ N, 94° 14.39′ W. Marker is in Cameron, Missouri, in Clinton County. Marker is at the intersection of Cherry Street and 3rd Street, on the right when traveling south on Cherry Street. Touch for map. Marker and tree are adjacent to the former Rock Island depot. Marker is in this post office area: Cameron MO 64429, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 1st Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade (within shouting distance of this marker); Cameron Railroads (approx. 0.2 miles away);
John T. Walker Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 7, 2013
2. John T. Walker Marker
At base of tree
DeKalb County (approx. 12.1 miles away); DeKalb County Veterans Memorial (approx. 12.1 miles away).
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .  "In Living Memory" article in Rock Island Employee's Magazine v17. The article discusses the Rock Island's 1922 marker program to honor 70 deceased or former employees in honor of the railroad's 70th anniversary. (Submitted on August 7, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceRailroads & Streetcars
 
Former Rock Island Railway Depot image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 7, 2013
3. Former Rock Island Railway Depot
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 7, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 280 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 7, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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