It costs $17.2 million a year to operate the Chicago Zephyr and Carl Sandburg trains between Quincy and Chicago. In fiscal 2017, $11.6 million was provided through IDOT, with the remainder captured through ticket sales and other revenue.
Checking our archives, we didn't come across any interior shots of the Quincy Museum of the American Indian that now serves as a storage building on Quinsippi Island.
The answer basically lies with the state of Illinois. There is no statewide requirement that children wear bicycle helmets.
The statute of the young Native American girl holding the Adams Traditional Pot, which is an artifact found north of Quincy, was sculpted by artist Dr. Randall McClelland.
The city of Quincy does not have a time restriction on animal tethering, but there are requirements on how an animal may be tethered. "We have no laws about time," said Steve Scherer, Quincy animal control officer. "There are some cities that do."
There's really no go-to place for fall foliage forecasts, though the Missouri Department of Natural Resources does provide fall color reports on its wbsite. The National Weather Service fall colors guide sends visitors to various state sites for reports.
There was a 5-foot-wide sidewalk on the bridge that was removed to increase the lane width from 20 to 24 feet. The two-year, $5.4 million project was dedicated on Sept. 29, 1983.