Norfolk Western caboose on
N&W train symbol KD-12 at Tolano, IL

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Norfolk Western caboose on N&W train symbol KD-12 at Tolano, IL

According to the historic marker at the north end of the depot, Abraham Lincoln boarded a train here in February 1861 and rode to Washington DC for his inauguration as president. On August 12, 1982 train KD12 is crossing the Illinois Central Gulf mainline at Tolano, IL. On the point are engines 6204, 6167, 667 and 630. The rear brakeman on caboose 518509 has just snagged the train orders from the delivery fork. For more information see "Cabooses of the Norfolk & Western" by Robert Bowers and James Brewer. Disk 110