Dearborn Station, Chicago, IL

Santa Fe used Chicago's oldest terminal, Dearborn Station, as its eastern terminus. Also referred to as Polk St. Station (the station is located at Dearborn and Polk Streets), the station was built in 1885 and modified in 1922 following a fire. The station was abandoned with the coming of Amtrak in 1971, but thankfully escaped the demolition that befell several other Chicago stations including next-door Grand Central. Dearborn stood derelict for years before the headhouse was converted into commercial space in the 1980's. Today the building is used mostly for offices.

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