Jennie’s Boxcar serves tacos, local railroad history lesson

Crystal Reickard stands next to a wall mural showing her grandparents, Charley and Jennie Garcia. The artwork covers a wall inside the Jennie’s Boxcar restaurant near The Bend in East Moline. CREDIT DAVE THOMPSON

Jennie’s Boxcar isn’t just a Mexican restaurant with a colorful menu of tacos and other tasty items. The business also serves up memories of the community’s railroad history. The restaurant, located at 545 12th Ave., East Moline, opened in November 2019 with sisters Crystal Reickard and Marguerite Dasso as owners. The sisters set out to […]

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