What does it cost to have Amtrak service in Quincy?
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What does it cost to have Amtrak service in Quincy?

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.

Do you have any information on the old museum on Quinsippi Island?
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Do you have any information on the old museum on Quinsippi Island?

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.

Why doesn't Quincy have ordinance requiring children to wear bike helmets?
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Why doesn't Quincy have ordinance requiring children to wear bike helmets?

The answer basically lies with the state of Illinois. There is no statewide requirement that children wear bicycle helmets.

What is the origin of Maiden Lane's name?
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What is the origin of Maiden Lane's name?

We weren't able to come across information on the origin of Maiden Lane. The first reference we found to Maiden Lane was in the Aug. 14, 1852, issue of The Quincy Daily Whig.