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**CANCELLED** Illinois History Forum - Springfield's Railroads: From the Time of Lincoln to the Present

Event date: 5/14/2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Export event
Elaine Evans
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**CANCELLED** Illinois History Forum - Springfield's Railroads: From the Time of Lincoln to the Present

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum

For over 70 years, the Union Station depot in downtown Springfield served rail passengers coming in and out of Springfield. Learn about the railroads and the trains that served the Capital City. Springfield's Railroads – From the Time of Lincoln to the Present, the latest offering in the Illinois History Forum series, gives railfans and local history fans alike an historical overview of the railroads existing at the time of Lincoln along with Lincoln's relationship with railroads, as well the railroads served by Union Station during its over 70 years as an active rail passenger station, and a brief history of railroads currently operating in the Capitol City.

Reservations are not required. 

More information can be found here.

Location:
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
112 North 6th Street
Springfield, Illinois 62701 (Map)

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