Iron Horse Memorial

Iron Horse Memorial (HMVRW)

Location: Paducah, KY 42003 McCracken County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 5.227', W 88° 35.62'

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This Mikado type steam locomotive is dedicated to Illinois Central men and women, past and present, and to the importance of the railroad to Paducah's history and commerce. No. 1518 is the last "Iron Horse" owned by the ICRR. Engines built or rebuilt in the Paducah shops many years until 1960, played prominent role in the age of steam. See other side.

Locomotive donated by Illinois Central Railroad.

Maintenance funds provided under leadership of the Western Kentucky AFL-CIO Area Council.

Sponsored in 1964 by the Parks, Playground and Recreation Department, the City of Paducah.

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Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number794
Year Placed1964
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 4:46pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 358358 N 4105724
Decimal Degrees37.08711667, -88.59366667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 5.227', W 88° 35.62'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 5' 13.62" N, 88° 35' 37.20" W
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Area Code(s)270
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1518 Kentucky Ave, Paducah KY 42003, US
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