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Passengers disembark at the busy Monmouth depot in the 1950s. (Photo courtesy of Don Hitchcock)

The decline and fall of Monmouth’s railroad depot

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The depot during demolition, looking north, and after demolition, looking southwest (July 1984). Photos by Carroll Toal, courtesy of Peter Weber.

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Editor and historian for Monmouth College. Avid researcher of western Illinois history for 40 years. FB and Twitter. jrankin@monmouthcollege.edu

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