The Railroad in Russellville, Missouri
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 38° 30.777 W 092° 26.437
15S E 548768 N 4262878
Quick Description: Marker on old ice house in city park....
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 3/7/2020 7:08:50 AM
Waymark Code: WM125YK
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
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Long Description:

County of marker: Cole County
Location of marker: Railroad Ave., Railroad Park, Russellville

Marker Text:

The Railroad was built in Russellville in 1881.
This Ice House was built by Railroad in 1883.

Known Owners since 1936 were:
Charlie Stevens, Lem Jasper, Hugh Robertson, Francis &
Pauline Harding, Halcy & Ruby Amos

The Ice House was used by latest owners as "Amos Cafe"
until 1961.

Carl Melton had the Ice House in Eldon, MO., from 1961 until
he donated it back to the City of Russellville in 2003. The ice
House was restored in Memory of Halcy & Ruby Amos.
PRICE SCHEDULE FROM THE 1930'S
  100 lbs . . . .60¢   50 lbs . . . . . 30¢
  75 Lbs . . . . 45¢   25 lbs . . . . . 15¢
Restoration was done by: City Council Russellville
Amos Family; Lyle Marsch; Geraldine Runge; Joyce Biedsoe; Linda Smittle;
   (Nina Etter, D.C.); Doug & Rosemay Marsch
Ray & Fern Kirchner
Setting Up in Russellville: Jungmeyer Lbr. Co.; Paul Thompson (use of Trailer)

Web link: [Web Link]

History of Mark: Not listed

Additional point: Not Listed

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