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HOOPESTON, ILL. (M. P. 302.4)
Population —1950 census —5,992.
Passing siding —capacity 96 cars.
C&EI (Chicago to Evansville) crossing. NKP is senior road.
Interlocking and station facilities are owned jointly. Eastward
approach signal operative. Westward approach signal inoperative.
operates and maintains interlocking and NKP pays 50% of maintenance
and 1/3 of wages
Number of loaded cars interchanged with C&EI during 1953:
Delivered 3,449. Received 2,423.
Stokely Brothers, American Can Company and others have large
canning plants here.
source: LE&W 1954 Line Description
Scanned courtesy of John
Benson's Slides and shared
for educational and historical purposes under "fair use".