LaSalle County, Illinois

 

City

Railroad

Current Location

Type

Current Use

Date Built

Track Status

Bldg. Mat.

Current Railroad

Notes

Cedar Point

CMStP&P

on site

C

storage

 

gone

wood

none

Field checked 6/06

Earlville

CB&Q

on site

C

rr

 

in use

brick

BNSF

Field checked 6/06

Lasalle

CRI&P

east of town over Little Vermillion River

B

rr

1900, rebuilt 1952

in use

steel

CSX

deck plate girder

LaSalle

Ill. Central

Illinois River, I&M Canal, and CRI&P

B

rr

1855, 1893, 1932 

abandoned

steel

none

multi-span, 16 Pratt deck trusses, Parker through truss, 3 plate girder spans

LaSalle

Ill. Central

near First St./Union St.

F

vacant

1857/1918

in use

stone

IC

converted to repair shop

LaSalle

Illinois Traction

Canal St. crossing of Little Vermillion River

IB

highway

c1890

gone

iron

none

Pratt deck truss, originally a wagon bridge

LaSalle

CRI&P

Canal St. east of Creve Couer St.

F

storage

c1896

in use

brick

 

 

Leonore

CB&Q

 

C

club use

 

 

wood

 

Field checked 4/10

Marseilles

CRI&P

  Roath St./Washington St.

P

business

1917

in use

brick/stucco

  CSX

restored, Field checked3/14 

Marseilles

CRI&P

west of Main St. over I&M Canal

B

abandoned

c1900

gone

steel

none

plate girder swing span

Marseilles

CRI&P

over Marseilles power canal

B

rr

1888, 1910, c.1950

in use

steel

CSX

two Howe pony trusses

Mendota

CMStP&P

  on site

C

business

 

gone 

wood

none 

remodeled with addition, Field checked 3/07

Mendota

Ill. Central

783 Main St.

P

rr/museum

 1886

in use

brick

IC

Amtrak Stop, highly modified portion of original depot, Union Depot Railroad Museum

Mendota

CB&Q replica

at Union Depot Railroad Museum, north side of 6th St. and 8th St.

Gt

museum

2000

in use

wood

 

two gatetowers

Mendota

Ill. Central

 701 Main St.

F

restaurant

1854

in use

brick 

BNSF

Field checked 3/07

Ottawa

CB&Q

Madison St./Walker St.

C

rr

  1913

in use

brick

Illinois Railnet

Field checked 4/06

Ottawa

 

 

Eh

rr

 

in use

 

Illinois Railnet

Field checked 4/06

Ottawa

CB&Q

Illinois River

B

rr

1898, 1932

in use

steel

BNSF

timber trestle approach/3 Pratt through truss/vertical lift Pratt through truss

Ottawa

CRI&P

Marquette St./Paul St.

P

 rr

  c1910

in use

brick

CSX

 

Ottawa

CRI&P

over Fox River

B

rr

1919, c.1970

in use

steel

CSX

plate girder

Ottawa

Illinois Traction

Douglas, on south side of I&M Canal

IP

 

C.1910-20

gone

masonry

none

Douglas passenger shelter

Peru

CRI&P

  Front St./Crevecoeur

C

business

 

in use

brick/stone

CSX

Field checked 6/06

Pingree Grove

CMStP&P

relocated

C

vacant?

 

none

wood

none

modified, Field checked 2006

Seneca

CRI&P

Main St./Cash St.

C

  unused

1912

in use

  wood

CSX

sided, Field checked 9/10

Seneca

CRI&P

over Illinois River

B

rr

c1900, rebuilt 1934

in use

steel

CSX

2 Pratt through truss, one Pratt through truss vertical lift

Streator

AT&SF

on site 

P

rr 

 

in use

brick/stone

BNSF

maintenance of the way use, hopefully to be restored, Field checked 7/11

Streator

AT&SF

Vermilion River

B

rr

 

in use

steel

BNSF

in neighboring Livingston County

Streator

CB&Q

East Hickory/North Sterling

C

recycling center

 

gone

brick/stucco

none

Field checked 5/11

Streator

NYC

Vermilion River

B

rr

 

in use

steel

 

 

Utica

CRI&P

over I&M Canal

B

abandoned

c1900

gone

steel

none

spur to former clay plants, Howe pony truss

near Utica

CRI&P

along Illinois River 

Tn

abandoned

c.1853 

gone

rock

none

about 160' long, Split Rock Tunnel, by-passed to south

Utica

CRI&P

west of town over Pecamsaugan Creek

B

rr

c1900

in use

steel

CSX

two span half deck girder

Utica

Illinois Traction

Vine St., west of Mill St.

IS

 

c1904

gone

brick

none

 

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

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