Will County, Illinois

 

City

Railroad

Current Location

Type

Current Use

Date Built

Track Status

Bldg. Mat.

Current Railroad

Notes

Beecher

C&EI

relocated near Hodges/Reed St.

C

 museum

  late 1880s

none

wood

none

restored, Field checked 5/09

Blodgett

AT&SF

south of town in Des Plaines Conservation Area

B

rr

 

in use

 

BNSF

 

Channahon

CRI&P

over DuPage River

B

rr

c1910

in use/abandoned

steel

 

2 parallel plate girder bridges

Channahon

EJ&E

west of town over I&M Canal

B

rr

1910

in use

steel

 

plate girder, single span

Joliet

Un. Station

50 E. Jefferson St./Scott St.

P

?

1912

in use

stone

BNSF

used by CRI&P, AT&SF, C&A (GM&O), Field checked 9/14

Joliet

C&A (GM&O)

between Patterson Rd. and S.R. 52

M

unused

c1910

in use

misc.

 

South Joliet Yard, few remaining structures, turntable

Joliet

  CRI&P/AT&SF/GM&O

across from depot

T

closed

1912 

in use

stone

Metra

UD Tower, Field checked 5/15

Joliet

  AT&SF

 Cass St./Scott St.

F

  c1899

in use

stone

none 

gutted by fire

Joliet

AT&SF

over I&M Canal

B

rr

c1909

in use

steel

BNSF

single span skewed Warren through truss

Joliet

AT&SF

over I&M Canal

B

highway

?

gone

wood

none

multi-span timber trestle

Joliet

C&A (GM&O)

across Sugar Creek south of AT&SF

B

rr

c1880

in use`

stone

 

modified with later additions

Joliet

CRI&P

Washington St.

T

abandoned

 

in use

brick

  CN

Endangered! Field checked 1/10

Joliet

CRI&P

Des Plaines River in downtown, north of I-80

B

rr

1932

in use

steel

CN

Warren through truss/vertical lift, Field checked 8/05

Joliet

EJ&E

101 E. Clinton St.

P

fire station

1881

  gone

stone

none

modified, Field checked 2008

Joliet

EJ&E

East Joliet Yard, north of Jackson, west of Maple

Rh

rr

1911/1924

in use

brick

EJ&E

31 stalls

Joliet

EJ&E

East Joliet Yard

Sh

business

c1924-30 

in use

concrete/brick

company

carshop building used by car refurbisher, miscellaneous other structures

Joliet

EJ&E

East Joliet Yard

O

rr

1930

in use

brick

EJ&E

2 story office building

Joliet

EJ&E

over road, AT&SF, C&A,Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, I&M Canal, and Des Plaines River

B/T

rr

1906-1933 

in use

steel

EJ&E

Joliet Viaduct consists of several bridges, two 2 span through plate girders, vertical lift bridge, and deck plate girder. Bridge Jct. Cabin

Joliet

EJ&E

off Collins St., north of State Prison

B

highway

c1900

gone

steel

none

formerly railroad viaduct into coke plant, girder and plate girder spans

Joliet

Michigan Central

Bissell St.

Eh

vacant

c1910

gone

metal

none

turntable nearby

Lockport

C&A (GM&O)

W. 13th St./Commerce St.

P

business

c 1855, 1863?

in use

stone

Metra

Metra Stop, Field checked 9/07

Lockport

Wabash

Pioneer Settlement

C

museum

1882

none

wood

none

moved from Symerton, Field checked 9/07

Manhattan

Metra

15601 W. Sweedler, near U.S. 52/Front St.

P

  rr

 

in use

brick

Metra

Field checked 9/07

Mokena

Metra

11040 McGovney's St.

C

rr

 

in use

brick

Metra

Metra Stop

New Lenox

Metra

1861 Village Station Blvd. near Laraway Rd./Cedar Rd.

P

rr

 

in use

brick

Metra

Field checked 3/13

east of New Lenox

Wabash

over CRI&P (Metra)

B

rr

 

in use

steel

Metra

through truss, Field checked 9/07

Peotone

Ill. Central

114 Railroad St.

C

business

 

in use

wood

IC

Field checked 5/07

Plainfield

EJ&E

relocated to Wood Farm Rd./U.S. 30 (Lockport Rd.)

C

 museum

 1885

nearby

wood

  CN

restored, Field checked 12/11

Rockdale

CRI&P

west of town over I&M Canal

B

rr

1911

in use

steel

CSX

deck plate girder swing span

Rockdale

Illinois Traction

Midland St./Mound St.

ICS

business

1911

gone

brick

none

 

Steger

C&EI

 

C

business

 

in use

 

 

 

Symerton

Wabash

moved to Lockport

C

museum

1882

none

wood

none

at Will County Historical Society Pioneer Settlement, Field checked 2008

Wilmington

C&A (GM&O)

Kankakee River

B

rr

 

in use

steel

 

deck girder

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

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