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Train buried in snow, 1908

A heavy snowfall in February 1908 put a halt to this steam locomotive somewhere between Merna and Fletcher, two tiny communities in eastern McLean County along the Illinois Central Railroad’s “Bloomer Line.”
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Bill Kemp

Bill Kemp

Bill Kemp is the Librarian at the McLean County Museum of History

Posted in Historic Photos

January 10th, 2017

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