Mattoon Big Four Railroad Yard

Aerial photos of the Big 4 Railroad Yard at Mattoon, Illinois.

1938 New York Central Railroad Yard<br/>Illinois Historical Aerial Photographs

Mattoon, IL has a rich railroad history. Both the Illinois Central and New York Central (Big 4) railroads passed through the town. Each railway had their own maintenance yard with a roundhouse.

The following photos are the New York Central facilities.

Mattoon Illinois Central Railroad Milepost

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March 21, 2019

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