Rossville Junction to Slidell

Built before 1945 and once a Chicago & Eastern Illinois mainline, the photographer catches the present-day CSX mainline in March of 2008, already in the process of being dismantled. Photo by Jeremy Green, March 2008.

Please tell me the location of the photo above described as "the present-day CSX mainline in March of 2008, already in the process of being dismantled."

GEORGE J. NIXON, JR.
Formerly Danville, IL
6/29/2011

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I believe this to be the former CE&I, L&N, CSX looking south/west toward Henning at the crossing of country road E.3200 North Road. It was never a mainline. I believe it only to be an access route to the power plant, several grain silos and access for the coal mines near Broadland.

I hiked the line from Rossville to Henning often as a kid.

MBennett
Zurich Switzerland
5/23/2016

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