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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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Queen Bethany Diederich and King Clay Winter presided over their court in the 35th Annual Hanover Mallardfest Parade. The noon parade was just part of the Sept. 15 events.
(Right) A large crowd enjoys the festivities of Mallarfest in White Park, on Monroe Street in Hanover.
(Below) The Mallardfest Coloring Contest Winners ride aboard the Whistling Wings Float. (PA photos/Michael Miller)