Carbondale, Illinois Coal Chute

Title

Carbondale, Illinois Coal Chute

Subject

Railroads; Steam locomotives; Illinois Central Railroad Company

Description

An unidentified Illinois Central Railroad steam engine pulls out of the coal chute in Carbondale, Illinois. Loading of coal and water and incidental maintenance takes a steam locomotive about 1 hour. A diesel engine can be fueled from a pump in 10 minutes or so.

Creator

Ben Gelman

Publisher

Special Collections Research Center, Morris Library, Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Date

1959

Rights

Copyright The Southern Illinoisan

Format

Black and White Photograph

Language

English

Type

Item

Files

1_4_2_F1_b2_f1_001.jpg

Citation

Ben Gelman , “Carbondale, Illinois Coal Chute,” SCRC Virtual Museum at Southern Illinois University's Morris Library, accessed December 3, 2022, https://scrcexhibits.omeka.net/items/show/113.

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