War Emergency Pipeline, Norris City, IL

A page to remember the War Emergency Pipeline Railroad Terminal at Norris City, IL has been added.  During 9 months, 33,561,770 barrels of oil were transferred to 154,291 tank cars from the Big Inch pipeline.  The New York Central (Big 4) Railroad pulled the cars for the war effort in Europe and to alleviate the east coast fuel shortage.

Tank Cars Await Oil Arrival 
Courtesy of Norris City Museum

War Emergency Pipeline, Norris City, IL