Kane County, Illinois

 

City

Railroad

Current Location

Type

Current Use

Date Built

Track Status

Bldg. Mat.

Current Railroad

Notes

Aurora

CB&Q

Broadway/Spring St.

Rh/Sh

business/Aurora Transportation Center

1856

gone

stone

none

circular roundhouse and other shop buildings, Field checked 9/07

Aurora

CB&Q

Fox River

B

rr

1922-23

in use

concrete

BNSF

2 concrete arch bridges, one on each side of Hurds Island

Aurora

CMG/CMStP&P

 

P

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aurora

EJ&E

Fox River, downtown

B

rr

 

in use

 

EJ&E

 

Aurora

Metra

233 N. Broadway

P

rr

 

in use

stone

BNSF/Metra

Metra Stop

Batavia

CB&Q

relocated to 155 Houston St. along C&NW right-of- way, 1 block east of Rt. 31

C

museum

1855

inuse

wood

 

2 story, Batavia Depot Museum, Field checked 4/09

Big Rock

CB&Q

moved to Aurora

C

display

 

museum

wood

museum

Blackberry Farm's Pioneer Village, Field checked 4/05

Burlington

Illinois Central

on site

C

township office

 

in use

wood

 

modified, Field checked 2006

Clintonville

Chicago Aurora & Elgin

on site

ICS

club

 

gone

brick

none

on Illinois Prairie Path trail, model railroad club

East Dundee

C&NW

 

C

museum

1895

none

wood

none

sided

Elgin

CMStP&P

109 W. Chicago St./State St.

C

rr

1947

in use

brick

CPR/Metra 

Metra Stop

Elgin

 

over Fox River

B

rr

 

in use

steel

 

multi-span, Field checked 9/11

Elgin (National St.)

RTA

85 National St.

P

rr

 

in use

stone

CPR/Metra

Metra Stop, shelter

Elgin

C&NW

201 E. National St.

C

business

c1883

  gone

wood

none

restored?

Elgin (Big Timber Rd.)

Metra

2025 Big Timber Rd.

P

rr

 

in use

brick

CPR/Metra

Metra Stop, shelter

Geneva

RTA

328 Crescent Place

P

rr

 

in use

brick

UP/Metra

Metra Stop, based on earlier C&NW depot

Mooseheart

CB&Q

on site

C

 

 

gone

 

none

Field checked 4/09

Pingree Grove

CMStP&P

relocated to opposite corner of grade crossing

C

 

 

in use

wood

 

Field checked 11/09

Plato Center

Ill. Central

relocated to Plato Park on Stonecrest Dr., just off Russell Rd.

C

museum

 

none

wood

none

Depot Museum, Field checked 4/09

South Elgin

Ill. Central

Fox River, south of town

B

rr

 

in use

steel

 

 

Wasco

CGW

relocated .25 mi., off La Fox Rd.

C

 muni.

1887

none

wood

none

community center

Compiled by M. J. Camp, Railroad Station Historical Society, Inc.

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