Williamsville Historical Boxcar Museum

Williamsville Historical Boxcar Museum
104 S. Elm St.
Williamsville, IL 62693


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Institution Type: Museum


Description: Roadside Businesses, Early Route 66, Golden Age of Route 66, Local History

Regions Covered: Route 66 in Illinois

Type of Materials: Photos and maps, 1928-1967, of old Route 66 surrounding Williamsville; collection of newspaper articles and photos of happenings on the Mother Road; collections of articles on Route 66; collections of the many filling stations in Williamsville during the era; original concrete pavement of old Route 66 from 1925; 1997 photos of the Illinois Route 66 Tour; 2 photo album binders marked “Transportation”.

Time Periods: 20th Century


Facility Hours:
Wednesdays 10am-2pm

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