• Glen Carbon Train Depot

    Glen Carbon Train Depot with two people standing outside on the platform

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  • Glen Carbon Train Station

    Glen Carbon Train Station, the picture is of Jesse Berry, railroad operator, with his daughter 1900s

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  • Glen Carbon Railroad Tower House

    Glen Carbon Railroad Tower House. Back Row from Left to Right: 1. Unknown, 2. Rafaelle, 3. Farmer Melvin Hines. Front Row from Left to Right: 1. Unknown, 2. John Farmer

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  • Glen Carbon Railroad tower house

    Glen Carbon Railroad tower house Situated between Illinois Central tacks on South and L&N tracks on North

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  • Glen Carbon Men's Baseball Team

    Glen Carbon Men's Baseball Team: Back Row From Left to Right: 1. Herman Hennings Pitcher, 2. Alex Marshall, 3. Arch Evan 3B, 4. Charles L. Henry Manager, 5. John Schuller Left Field, 6. Frank Kribicek…

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  • Glen Carbon Railroad Tower House

    Glen Carbon Railroad tower house looking East towards Glen Carbon

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  • Glen Carbon 1893 Glass Insulator

    This is a glass electrical insulator. It is made of thick, green glass. On one side of the insulator it reads "Patent/May 2 1893" and on the other it reads, "Hemingray/No. 12." It stands about 3.5 inc…

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  • Kasper Kaser At Glen Carbon Crossing

    Kasper Kaser At Glen Carbon Crossing waiting by a streetcar shelter.

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  • Peters Train Station in Glen Carbon

    Peters Train Station before 1913. These buildings were located between the tracks just west of Illinois Route 157. Gottieb Schumachers store is in the background, presently Judy’s Inn Tavern. The buil…

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  • Glen Carbon Coal Miners Rescue Awards

    Trophy display in the window of the Hotz Lumber Company Store of First-Aid and Mine-Rescue Contest in Louisville, KY 1930.

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  • Glen Carbon Illinois Central Tower House

    Glen Carbon Illinois Central Tower House. This tower house was torn down in the summer of 1983.

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  • Clover Leaf Train Station at Glen Carbon

    This station was located east of Meridian Road between the tracks just north of Miner Park. The Clover Leaf later became the Nickel Plate Railroad. J. F. Dickman was the railroad agent. Coal mine No.…

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  • Madison Coal Corporation Mine #4 Glen Carbon

    A strike went into effect on March of 1906. It was reported that over half a million workmen and their families were affected by a cessation of work. Locally it meant that 10 or 15 foreign-born citize…

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  • Coal Mine No. 4 in Glen Carbon

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  • Coal Washer at mine in Glen Carbon, Illinois

    Mine #2 was expanding operations during the 1890’s and early 1900’s. A new coal washer of “immense size” was completed and ready for operation in 1906. Coal ranging from the size of an egg to small pa…

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  • Back of Coal mine #2 in Glen Carbon

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  • Two Men behind the Glen Carbon Railroad Station

    Two Men at the rear of the old frame red and yellow painted Illinois Central Station. The man on the right is Herman G. Keiser and the man on the left is unidentified rail car oilier.

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  • Pit Mules in the Glen Carbon Coal Mine

    This photograph shows pit mules housed inside the Glen Carbon mine. These mules spent most of their days living underground and were used to move carts of coal.

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  • 2005 Map of Edwardsville and Glen Carbon, Illinois

    This is a 2005 Craig Williams, Inc. paper map of Edwardsville and Glen Carbon, Illinois. This map uses a .6 mile scale. This map was brought in by David Geldmacher as a part of a Madison Historical cl…

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  • The caboose at Miner Park in Glen Carbon

    Caboose: In 1977 another unusual enterprise was undertaken by about 35 of our versatile citizenry. A railroad caboose had been donated by the community for display in Miner Park. The caboose was deliv…

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