South Morton to Allentown

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  • States: Illinois   
  • Railroads: PRR   

The Peoria Branch

The abandoned railroad route between South Morton and Allentown, known as The Peoria Branch, of which 4.15 miles have been abandoned, was once operated in Illinois by the Pennsylvania Railroad.

Historic ICC Abandonment Filings

Docket Number: 22860 Date: 11/21/1963 Section: 1(18)
Application and Ret. to Questtion for authority to abandon a portion of their Peoria Branch extending generally in a northeasterly direction from Allentowm, Ill., to So. Morton, Ill., a distance of 4.15 mi., all in Tazewell County, Ill.
Length: 4.15 miles Citation:  

This was part of the Terre Haute-Peoria line. I believe this was aquired by the Illinois Terminal at one point, replacing its original line.

karl bloch
washington, IL


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