Hawesville Railroad Station

Hawesville Railroad Station (HM298B)

Location: Hawesville, KY 42348 Hancock County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 54.105', W 86° 44.828'

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Rails of Louisville, St. Louis, and Texas Railroad laid here June 9, 1888. First passenger train ran between Owensboro and Stephensport Oct. 7, 1888. Service between Evansville and Louisville began in April 1889. Rail line later became Louisville, Henderson, St. Louis R.R. and then part of L&N system in 1929. See over
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Present station constructed 1902; additions made ca. 1919. During heyday, six L&N trains stopped here daily. Embarkation point for Army troops during World War I. Pres. Harry S. Truman spoke here during an election campaign whistlestop, Sept. 30, 1948. Local passenger service ended in the late 1950s. See over.
HM NumberHM298B
Year Placed1989
Placed ByNational-Southwire Aluminum Co., Kentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, July 10th, 2018 at 7:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 522230 N 4194944
Decimal Degrees37.90175000, -86.74713333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 54.105', W 86° 44.828'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 54' 6.2999999999998" N, 86° 44' 49.68" W
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Area Code(s)270
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 110 River St, Hawesville KY 42348, US
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