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history of the Fulton County Narrow Gauge Railway, the Spoon River Peavine

E. W. Mureen

history of the Fulton County Narrow Gauge Railway, the Spoon River Peavine

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Published by Chicago Chapter, Railway & Locomotive Historical Society in [Chicago, Ill.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fulton County Narrow Gauge Railway -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby E.W. Mureen ; edited, with an introduction by Robert W. Mureen.
    SeriesBulletin (revised) / Railway & Locomotive Historical Society (revised) ;, 61A, Bulletin (Railway & Locomotive Historical Society : 2nd ed.) ;, 61A.
    ContributionsMureen, Robert W.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE3695.I34 F845 1988
    The Physical Object
    Pagination120 p. :
    Number of Pages120
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1314598M
    LC Control Number92186760


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The journal is currently edited by Dan line: History of rail transport. Bulletin 81a A History Of The Fulton County Narrow Gauge Railroad the Spoon River Peavine book Spoon River Peavine By E. Mureen [The Railway and Locomotive Historical Society]. The book is "History of the Fulton County Narrow Gauge Railway, Spoon River "Peavine" by E.W Mureen.

The history of the line starts from a battle between two towns in Fulton County over the county seat and a newspaper editor got the whole thing going to encourage the railroad's construction.

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View Description. View Image & Text: Download: x pixels. x pixels. Large. General Leonard Fulton Ross Papers (Western Illinois University) History of the Chicago Parental School (Northeastern Illinois University). The Fulton County Narrow Gauge Railway came into being on October 9, Business the Spoon River Peavine book in Lewistown hoped to gain the support of farmers in the northern part of Fulton County in the contest with Canton for the location of the county seat.

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August Single subject issue: History of the Fulton County Narrow Gauge Railway, Spoon River "Peavine", by E.W. Mureen. The railroad ran 61 miles southeast from Galesburg, Illinois, to West Havana, and was acquired by the Burlington inwhich abandoned two thirds of the road in The Spoon River Valley Scenic Drive Associates invite you to come to Fulton County, Illinois and enjoy the natural wonders of the Spoon River Valley.

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61A (Aug. ): History of the Fulton County Narrow Gauge Railway, Spoon River "Peavine" by E. Mureen No. 67A (Aug. ): The Narrow Gage Railroads of Colorado by. The Narrow Gauge Railway had 61 miles of railway with curves (the curves were the reason for the nickname of "Peavine") with the train running from Fairview to Havana Engine #1 pulled the first train from the northern Fairview terminus on Octo The Railway & Locomotive Historical Society, Inc.

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(The Railway and Locomotive Historical Society. The Spoon River is a mile-long ( km) tributary of the Illinois River in west-central Illinois in the United river drains largely agricultural prairie country between Peoria and river is noted for giving its name to the fictional Illinois town in the poetry work Spoon River Anthology by Edgar Lee Masters, who was from Lewistown, which is near the y: United States.

My Grandfather was E. Mureen. He served as Mayor from to followed by two terms in the Illinois General Assembly. He also served on the Galesburg School Board for 20 years. He authored a book called "History of the Fulton County Narrow Gauge Railway-- Spoon River "Peavine". He died in when I was 2 years old.

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16, ; replaced with deck girder spans and reopened Builder - Detroit Bridge & Iron Works of Detroit, Michigan Railroads - Keokuk Junction. Elof Waldemere Mureen () Portrait form the Illinois State Blue Book, Elof W. Mureen continued service on the Galesburg Board of Education and also authored a book, entitled "History of the Fulton County Narrow Gauge Railway--Spoon River Peavine".

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Reinertsen. Following his time in state government, Elof W. Mureen continued service on the Galesburg Board of Education and also authored a book, entitled "History of the Fulton County Narrow Gauge Railway--Spoon River Peavine".

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