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Creation Date

8-21-2019

Description

The marker reads: "IRON HORSE MEMORIAL 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. 1964 KENTUCKY HISTORICAL SOCIETY KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF HIGHWAYS 794" Top of sign: Seal of Kentucky: Commonwealth of Kentucky United We Stand Divided We Fall

Latitude, Longitude

37 deg 5' 13.36", 88 deg 35' 37.61"

Keywords

Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida –Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida – Jacksonville; Paducah, KY; Historic markers; McCracken County (Ky.); Paducah (Ky.); Railroads; Steam locomotives

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