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Hampsher Hotel in Forrest, IL

Hampsher Hotel in Forrest, IL
The original owner of this property was Mr. I.J. Krack.  The first sale of the lot was recorded in April 1894 for $200. The lot...

The Forrest Depot

The Forrest Depot
The Depot is a now a Museum to Railroad artifacts, mostly the Wabash Railroad. The Depot is open for tours June through August on Saturdays...

Bridge to The Depot in Forrest, IL

Bridge to The Depot in Forrest, IL
This Bridge is the walkway from Hampsher Hotel to the Depot and Turn Table

Miniature Wabash Bluebird Train in Forrest, IL

Miniature Wabash Bluebird Train in Forrest, IL
The miniature WaBash Bluebird Train was purchased by the Forrest Historical Society for $20,000.00 from the William Miller Estate. The train was manufactured sometime prior...

Northwestern Caboose in Forrest, IL

Northwestern Caboose in Forrest, IL
This caboose was donated to the Village of Forrest from the Town of Chatsworth. It took many hours to restore the caboose. It was hand...