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

 

 

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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