ATSF Surviving Depots: Illinois

Last revised: August 21, 2004
Maintained by Evan Werkema

All locations are in Illinois unless noted.

Chillicothe Sub (Main Line: Chicago to Niota,IL)
Original Location"Current" LocationCurrent UseDateDescription and Comments
Dearborn Station, ChicagoChicago, Polk & Dearborn St. (47 W. Polk)offices8/913-story brick station with clock tower
JolietJoliet, trackside (50 E. Jefferson)Amtrak station9/98(g)Joliet Union Depot
UD Tower (Joliet)Joliet, trackside (near Union Station)Interlocking tower1/952-story concrete tower
Coal CityCoal City, tracksideBNSF MW1/951-story brick depot
MazonMazon, tracksideBNSF MW6/98(e)1-story frame depot, asbestos siding
StreatorStreator, tracksideBNSF MW6/04(h)1-story brick depot
Moon (Reading)Reading, IL, east of tracks near grain elevatorhay barn1998(c)(d)1-story frame depot with large bay window, dilapidated
ChillicotheChillicothe, tracksidefor sale by Pioneer Railcorp (formerly Amtrak station)5/98(e)2-story brick depot, formerly office building
StronghurstStronghurst, tracksideBNSF MW1/951-story frame depot, metal siding
East Fort MadisonNiota, just east of Miss. River bridge, south side of highwayunused1/951-story frame depot, asbestos siding

Pekin District (Ancona to Pekin, IL, abandoned)
Original Location"Current" LocationCurrent UseDateDescription and Comments
RoanokeRoanoke, off sitemuseum1997(a)1-story frame depot


Recent Updates:

November/December '97 March/April '98 May '98 November 13, 1998 September 1, 2000 August 2004


Letters following the date indicate surviving depots reported by the following individuals:

a) Chris Goepel & Bryan Pieper

b) Ron Hatch

c) Harold Holmes

d) Michael Martin

e) Gary Clark

f) Don Ross

g) Bob Gatton

h) Maurice Wright

i) Gary Clark

Send additions/updates to Provide as much information as possible regarding location, present use, and when the depot was last seen. Thanks!

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