Dixon's Railroad Street Arches

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Dixon's Railroad Street Arches

First, Second and Third Streets
Dixon, IL
Lee County
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These three limestone arches were built in 1855 to support Illinois Central Railroad trains as they passed through the city of Dixon. The Galena Limestone blocks were quarried in Dixon and were so precisely cut, shaped and balanced that they have resisted cracking and shifting. The three arches were placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1987.

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Address:
First, Second and Third Streets
City:
Dixon
State:
IL
Phone:
815-284-1134
Published in: History and Heritage

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