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PART III — On January 10, 1877 the “Amboy Journal” printed the floor plans of the new depot that was replacing the original which had burned in November 1857. It would be much different in style than the old one, wooden with a dome on the roof. The Illinois Central would build it to reflect the fact that Amboy was headquarters of the Northern Division with its shops there, too, impressively large.
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