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Historic Independence Train Depot Robbed and Vandalized

The Buchanan County Tourism Illinois Central Depot has been broken into, vandalized and ransacked, with some artifacts stolen.

The stolen items were donated to Buchanan County Tourism by railroad families in the area and have sentimental value to the site and the community. The items are railroad specific, historic mementos and hold great value for the museum.

If anyone has any information about this incident, please report it to Officer Lau with the Independence Police Dept. 319.334.2520.

Photo Courtesy of Buchanan County Tourism


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