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Train Derail
Wreckage from the train crash in Cherry Valley, Illinois, suspected switchman's error.
(ca. 1901)

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Cherry Valley Historical Society
815-332-5200 • Email us at cv.historical86@frontier.com

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Cherry Valley History About the Historical Society

Hours: The Historical Society is open to the public on the second and fourth Saturdays of each month from 11 AM to 1 PM. We aren't open on Saturdays on holiday weekends.

Meetings: Our meetings are held at the Historical Society on the first Sunday of each month at 6:30 PM, with the exception of holiday weekends, when the meeting will be held on the second Sunday.

Tours: For a private tour, call 815-332-5200.

Nebraska Zephyr
July 19, 2011

The Nebraska Zephyr (1947-68) passed through Cherry Valley July 19, 2011. Click above to see the train on its way from the Railway Museum in Union, IL to a train festival in the Quad Cities.


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