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Coal Town and Railroad Museum

The Coal Town Museum contains displays including a model coal mine, actual video footage taken in Big Oak Coal Mine, pictures and artifacts to show how men would work in the mines.

The Railroad Museum displays pictures, memorabilia and artifacts of the local railroad.

In 2002, MSI Construction of Clinton, completed the historical renovation of the Clinton Chicago & Eastern Illinois Passenger Depot.


Constructed 1910 in the Renaissance Revival/Craftsman style is located at 227 Vine Street in Clinton. It is a contributing building within the Clinton Downtown Commercial Historic District which was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 2000 under Criterion A. The one-story brick building features a foundation of ranged field stone, rock faced with a natural cement mortar. Its windows are round arched with fanlights. Inside, the building included men’s and women’s waiting rooms, the station master’s office, telegrapher’s post, restrooms, separated from the passenger baggage area.

227 Vine Street, Clinton, IN, USA

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