Railroad Station Historical Society, Inc.

Extant Iowa Railroad/Railway Structures

A-I

Recent Updates Last updated 2/24/17

Updated towns are in red type. This listing builds on data assembled by Jeff Asay and Bruce McLean and published in the RSHS Bulletin. Contributors to this list include LaVerne Andreessen, Vincent C. Anselmo, Jeff Asay, Mike Avitt, John Bandstra, Bryan Bechtold, Gordon Bjoraker, Jeff Borne, Charles Brinkley, Robert Brown, James Burt, Sam Cook, Bob Davis, Shane Delaney, Jim Dent, Matt Demuth, James Duff, Bob Franke, Doug Harding, Gary Hart, Don Heflin, Michael Hiatt, Angela Holm, Pat Hucker, Jim Hutchinson, Meredith Johnston, Rick Kuhn, John Larkin, Jim Lohman, John MacQueen, John Mann, Bill Manon, Jr., John Matrow,  Jack W. McLaughlin, Norm Metcalf, Alexander D. Mitchell IV, Rick Morgan, Al Muir, John Nelson, Randal R. Nicholas, Brian Nitzschke, N.L. Pitsch, Job Luning Prak, Clark Propst, Dick Steffen, Jerry Schwengel, Vince Smith, Paul Stum, Andy Swanson, Jim Torgeson, Mike Vana, Tim Vana, Sid Vaughan, Bernie Wagenblast, and Bryon Weesner.

6/9/04 Removed Belmond, Bonaparte, Boyden, Charter Oak, Diagonal, Early, and Hull.4/18/05 Removed Coon Rapids 4/28/05 Removed CR&IC Iowa City; 7/31/09 Removed Bartlett and Lorimor 10/28/09 removed Corning; 9/10 Removed Fonda ; 11/10 Removed Cedar and Lester; 9/24/12 Removed Barnes City.

 

City

Railroad

Current Location

Type

Current Use

Date Built

Track Status

Bldg. Mat.

Current Railroad

Notes

Ackley

Ill. Central

on site, end of State St.

C

museum/police station

1926

in use

brick

Chicago Central and Pacific (CC)

Field checked 10/11

Adaza

CMStP&P

moved to farm, north of Guthrie Center, Hwy 25 N 4 miles, west 1/4 mile, south 1/8 mile

C

storage

 

none

wood

none

 

Adel

CMStP&P

218 S. Ninth St.

C

law office

1906

gone

wood

none

on Raccoon Valley bike trail, restored, Field checked 9/15

Akron

CMStP&P

on site

C

business

1906

in use

wood

Dakota-Iowa

 

Albert City

CMStP&P

relocated to Albert City Historcal Museum, 212 N. 2nd St.

P

museum

 

none

wood

none

part of historical village, 2 story, restored, Field checked 6/10

Albia

Albia Light & Ry.

near Public Square

IPh

business

1910

gone

brick

none

Field checked 8/11

Albia

Albia Light & Ry.

near Public Square

ICb

Monroe County Museum

1910

gone

brick

none

Field checked 8/11

Albia

CB&Q

 

F

 

 

in use

metal

BNSF

 

Albia

M&StL/Wabash

S. 8th/Washington Ave.

C

 

 

in use

brick

UP

Field checked 9/11

Albia

M&StL

on site at 860 Washington Ave. E

F

vacant

 

in use

brick

Sou. Iowa

Field checked 10/11

Algona

C&NW

on site

C

business

 

in use

brick

UP

restored, Field checked 1/12

Alta

Ill. Central

relocated

C

business

 1912

none

wood

none

altered

Alton

Chicago St. Paul Minneapolis & Omaha/C&NW

12th St./1st Ave.

F

elevator storage

 

in use

wood

UP

 

Alton

Chicago St. Paul Minneapolis & Omaha

just south of Floyd River

Wt

abandoned

 

in use

steel

UP

Field checked 3/07

Amana (Middle)

CMStP&P

on site

C

rr

1883

in use

wood

Cedar Rapids & Iowa City

renovated, Field checked 3/12

Ames

Ames & Collegeville RR

on site just west of Morrill Hall on ISU campus

C

student lounge

1891

gone

wood

none

greatly modified, only roofline is original, Field checked 7/10

Ames

C&NW

on site at 525 Main St.

P

business

1920

in use

brick

UP

modified, Field checked 6/10

Anamosa

CMStP&P

relocated to Jones County Historical Society Museum, east of Amber at 13838 Edinburgh Rd., Scotch Grove ( near Edinburgh)

C

museum

 

none

wood

none

Field checked 2011

Ardon (ghost town)

CMStP&P

relocated 2391 Independence Ave. SW of Ardon

C

township hall

 

none

wood

none

Field checked 8/10

Arthur

C&NW

relocated in town

C

business

 

none

wood

none

?

Ashton

CStPM&O

at foot of 1st St.

Wt

abandoned

 

in use

brick

UP

Field checked 3/07

Atalissa

CRI&P

on site

C

vacant

 

in use

wood

IAIS

Field checked 2/11

Atlantic

CRI&P

Chestnut/1st St.

P

chamber of commerce

1898

in use

brick

Iowa Interstate (IAIS)

includes office bldg., restored, Field checked 6/16

Atlantic

CRI&P

west of town, to north of highway, 590th St. west of new allignment

B

abandoned

 

gone

concrete

none

solitary bridge abutment, Field checked 6/16

Atlantic

Iowa Interstate

east side of Locust

F

rr

 

in use

metal

Iowa Interstate (IAIS)

replacement depot, Field checked 6/16

Atlantic

Atlantic N&S

west side of Locust, north of CRI&P row

C

 storage

 

gone

concrete

none

two story,additions, Field checked 6/16

Audubon

CRI&P

relocated to SW corner of U.S. 71/Broadway

C

offices

 

none

wood

none

modified, roof line remains, Field checked 8/11

Aurelia

Illinois Central

moved to west Storm Lake, Allen/S.R. 7

C

For Sale

 

none

wood

none

modified, former restaurant, Field checked 4/06

Bagley

CMStP&P

moved to Bayard

C

 

 

none

wood

none

Field checked 3/07

Bayard

CMStP&P

moved to lumberyard, 1st Ave/Railway St.

C

storage

 

none

wood

none

 

Bayard

CMStP&P

relocated on S.R. 141, 1/2 block west of Main St., south side

C

 

 

none

wood

none

depot from Bagley, Field checked 3/07

Beaver

C&NW

moved to Moingona

C

museum

 

none

wood

none

Kate Shelley Railroad Museum, Field checked 3/12

Bedford

CB&Q (Humeston & Shenandoah)

moved to Taylor County Museum, 1001 Rt. 2, west of town on north side of IA 2

C

museum

 

none

wood

none

shelter from Ladoga, Field checked 6/16

Belle Plaine

C&NW

8th Ave./11th St.

P

vacant

1894

in use

brick

UP

two story, division offices, Field checked 3/12

Berkley

M&StL

relocated east of Ogden, a mile north of U.S. 30 at Batton Chapel historical site

C

museum

c1900

none

wood

none

restored, Field checked 6/10

Bettendorf

Davenport, Rock Island & NW

between 23rd St. and 25th St., by power lines

C

rr

 

in use

wood

I&M Rail Link (IMRL)

sided, Field checked 10/10

Bloomfield

CB&Q

on site

C

day care center

 

 

wood

 

Field checked 6/07

Boone

C&NW

between 9th and 10th St.

F

rr

 

in use

brick

UP

express building

Boone

C&NW

 

F

 Chamber of Commerce

 

in use

brick

UP

2 story, Field checked 9/15

Boone

C&NW

 

Sh

 

 

in use

brick

UP

miscellaneous buildings, Field checked 9/15

Boone

C&NW

Des Moines River, west of town

B

unused

1899-1901

gone

steel

none

multi-span deck girder trestle, Field checked 12/10

Boone

Union Pacific

over Des Moines River west of town, north of old bridge

B

rr

2009

in use

steel/concrete

UP

half girders from former CMStP&P bridge between Madrid and Woodward, Field checked 12/10

Boone

Union Pacific

 

O

rr

1986

in use

 

UP

Iowa Service Unit offices, Field checked 5/16

Boone

replica

225 10th St.

P

tourist

 

in use

wood

Boone & Scenic Valley

 Field checked 5/16

Boone

FtDDM&S

11th/Marshall

IF

storage

 

gone

brick

none

Field checked 9/15

Boone

FtDDM&S

at B&SV on Story St.

IC

museum

 

museum

wood

B&SV

depot from Napier, restored, checked 3/12

Boone

FtDDM&S

over Bass Point Creek, northwest of town

IB

rr

1912

in use

steel

B&SV

Field checked 12/10

Boone

FtDDM&S

over Des Moines River, northwest of town

IB

rr

1914, 1922

in use

steel

B&SV

steel girder, Field checked 12/10

Booneville

CRI&P

relocated on main street

C

residence

 

none

wood

none

 

Booneville

CRI&P

Raccoon River, west of town

B

 

 

 

steel

 

4 span through truss

Bouton

CMStP&P

relocated to South St. between Luther St. and W. First St.

C

garage

 

none

wood

none

Field checked 9/15

Brandon

Waterloo Cedar Falls & Northern

 

IC

business

1913

gone

brick

none

 

Breda

C&NW

Main St.

C

museum

c1907

gone

wood

none

visitors center, Sauk Rail Trail, restored, Field checked 1/09

Buck Grove

CMStP&P

relocated to 2370 County E39, 0.7 mile west of town

C

residence

 

none

wood

none

Field checked 8/11

Burlington

CB&Q

S. Main St./Division St.

P

municipal owned, mostly unused

1944

in use

stone

BNSF

two story, on National Register, Field checked 11/11

Burlington

Amtrak

adjacent to CB&Q depot, 300 S.Main St.

P

rr

c1980s

in use

 

BNSF

Amtrak stop, Field checked 2011

Burlington

CB&Q

Mississippi River

B

rr

 

in use

steel

BNSF

multi-span through truss, Field checked 2011

Burlington

CB&Q

 

Sh

 

 

in use

various

BNSF

Field checked 2011

Burlington

CRI&P

just north of Mississippi bridge

F

business

1900

in use

brick

 

restaurant, Field checked 11/10

Burt

C&NW

 

F

 

 

aband.

metal

none

?

Burt

C&NW

First St./Iowa Ave.

M

residence

 

in use

wood

 

with additions, Field checked 9/05

Bussey

Wabash

relocated to Knoxville

C

display

 

none

wood

none

Field checked 6/07

Calamus

C&NW

relocated to Colfax

C

museum

 

none

wood

none

Field checked 2011

Calmar

CMStP&P

on site

P

municipal

 

in use

stucco

none

visitors center, Prairie Farmer rail trail, Field checked 1/12

Calmar

CMStP&P

on site

Rh

storage

 

gone

wood

none

two stalls remain, Field checked 1/12

Camanche

BCR&N (CRI&P)

 

C

residence

 

gone

wood

none

Field checked 6/05

Camanche

DRI&NW

relocated to 102 12th Ave.

C

museum

 

none

wood

none

Camanche Historical Society Depot Museum, Field checked 10/10

Carpenter

CMStP&P

on site

M

rr

 

in use

wood

CP

mow building, Field checked 3/07

Carroll

CGW

 

C

 

 

gone

 

none

greatly altered, Field checked 7/06

Carroll

C&NW

407 W. 5th St.

P

Chamber of Commerce

1896

in use

brick/stone

UP

restored, Field checked 9/15

Carroll

C&NW

next to depot

F

 

1896

in use

brick/stone

UP

baggage building, Field checked 5/10

Carroll

C&NW

 

F

business

 

in use

wood

UP

 

Carson

CB&Q

relocated to SE corner of Broadway and Commerce

C

residence?

 

none

wood

none

depot from Macedonia, restored, Field checked 9/15

Cedar Falls

CRI&P

Fifth St./ 422 Main St.

P

business

 

in use

brick/stone

 

modified, Field checked 3/05

Cedar Rapids

CMStP&P

relocated to Usher's Ferry Village in Seminole Valley Park

C

museum

 

none

wood

none

depot from Olin

Cedar Rapids

CRI&P (BCR&N)

 

Sh

 

 

 

brick

 

miscellaneous structures ?

Cedar Rapids

CRI&P

over Cedar River west of I-380

B

rr

 

in use

steel

 

5 span through truss, Field checked 6/06

Cedar Rapids

Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern

between 1st Ave SE and 2nd Ave SE

O

business

 

none

brick

none

old office building, Field checked 8/05

Cedar Rapids

CMStP&P

at Ushers Ferry Historic Village

C

museum

1912

none

wood

none

depot from Olin, to be returned to Olin, Field checked 5/11

Cedar River

CMStP&P

in Cedar River

B

abandoned

 

gone

 

none

only piers remain, Field checked 8/07

Center Junction

CMStP&P

 

B

 

 

 

 

 

poor shape, Field checked 5/08

Center Junction

C&NW

relocated east of S.R. 38, go through town following paved road to dead end T road, go north 100'

C

private storage

 

none

wood

none

Field checked 2011

Center Point

Waterloo Cedar Falls & Northern

E. Washington St. off Franklin St.

IC/S

museum/trail use

1914

gone

brick/stucco

none

Cedar Falls Nature Trail, restored, history center, Field checked 12/09

Centerville

CB&Q

on site at 1124 S. 18th St., near Walsh St.

C

VFW Post

1911

gone

brick

none

restored, Field checked 2/14

Centerville

CRI&P

sw of town on county rd.

C

residence

 

none

brick

none

Field checked 9/08

Central City

Ill. Central

on site

C

?

 

in use

wood

 

Field checked 5/08

Chariton

CB&Q

on site

C

rr

 

in use

brick/aluminum siding

BNSF

Field checked 6/11

Chariton

CB&Q

115 Auburn Ave./Brookdale

F

former arts and cultural center/rental hall,in financial difficulty

1904

gone

wood

none

restored, Field checked 6/11

Chariton

CRI&P

on site

C

rr

 

in use

brick

UP

 

Charles City

Charles City Western

N. Grand Ave./11th St.

IC

business

1911

in use

brick

Cedar River

Field checked 6/07

Charles City

CMStP&P

Cedar River

B

rr

 

in use

 

CPRS

Field checked 2011

Charles City

CMStP&P

1120 N. Grand Ave.

P

rr

1912

in use

brick

CPRS

Field checked 2/13

Charter Oak

CMStP&P

relocated to farm near Ricketts, from Ricketts go 1mile east on G Ave., then 0.5 mile north on 160th St.

C

restored

 

none

wood

none

Field checked 1/10

Chatsworth

CMStP&P

moved to Hawarden

C

vacant residence

 

none

wood

none

Field checked 6/10

Cherokee

Ill. Central

W. Maple/ 119 S. 4th St.

P

museum

1896

in use

brick

CC

remodeled 1920s, Field checked 9/12

Cherokee

Ill. Central

adjacent to depot

M

 

 

in use

brick

CC

express building

Cherokee

Ill. Central

W. Elm /S. 4th St.

F

 

 

in use

wood

CC

1st floor of former passenger depot

Cherokee

Ill. Central

 

M

 

 

in use

brick

CC

miscellaneous yard structures

Clarinda

CB&Q

E. Main St./ N. 8th St.

P

meeting space

 

gone

brick

none

Field checked 6/16

Clarinda

Humeston & Shenandoah

E. Garfield St./ S. 9th St.

F

storage

 

gone

wood

none

restored, Field checked 6/16

Clarinda

CB&Q

relocated to Nodoway Valley Historical Museum, on east side of US 71, south of town

C

display

 

none

wood

none

depot from College Springs, Field checked 6/16

Clarion

CGW

relocated south of town

C

residence

 

none

wood

none

 

Clarion

CGW

end of 3rd Ave.SW

Eh

business

 

gone

metal

none

 

Clarion

CRI&P

302 S. Main

P

museum

1898

in use

brick

UP

Clarion Railroad Depot

Clarksville

CGW

on site

C

 

 

in use

concrete block

 

Field checked 2011

Clarksville

CGW

Shell Rock River,W of town

B

trail use

 

gone

 

none

BCNT, Field checked 7/14

Clear Lake

CMStP&P

relocated to 3429 Main Ave.

C

museum

 

trolley tracks

wood

Iowa Trolley Museum

Field checked 5/10

Cleghorn

Illinois Central

relocated to 204 E. Front St.

C

garage

 

none

wood

none

Field checked 4/06

Clermont

CRI&P

on U.S. 18 edge of town

C

elevator storage

 

gone

brick

none

two story, Field checked 6/07

Clinton

CMStP&P

off 4th Ave.on river front

F

rr

 

in use

wood

IC&E

Field checked 2011

Clinton (Lyons)

CMStP&P

relocated to McKinley/25th Ave. North

C

community center

 

none

wood

none

restored, Field checked 2011

Clinton

C&NW

on site

P

business

 

in use

brick

UP

Field checked 10/10

Clinton

C&NW

 

F

business

 

gone

brick

none

 

Clinton

C&NW

Camanche Ave.,west side of town south of US 30

Sh

 

 

in use

 

UP

micellaneous buildings, Field checked 2011

Clinton

C&NW

Mississippi River

B

rr

1909

in use

steel

UP

through truss, multi-span, planned to be replaced, Field checked 2011

Clive

CMStP&P

relocated to University Blvd./86th St.

C

museum

1882

museum

wood

none

Clive Historical Society Museum,Field checked 3/09

Colfax

C&NW

relocated to Trainland at I-80/S.R.117 north of town

C

museum

 

none

wood

none

depot from Calamus, Field checked 2011

College Springs

CB&Q

relocated to Clarinda

C

museum

 

none

wood

none

Field checked 6/16

Columbus Jct.

CRI&P

over Iowa River

B

Rr

 

in use

Steel

CP

multi-span deck girder, Field checked 6/16

Cone

CMStP&P

south of town at 2382 S.R. 72

C

residence

 

none

wood

none

Field checked 3/09

Cornell

M&StL

at north end of town, north of Sioux Rapids

C

storage

 

gone

wood

none

small depot, Field checked 6/07

Corydon

CB&Q

relocated to 1729 N.Lincoln St.

C

private storage

 

nearby

wood

UP

Field checked 6/11

Council Bluffs

BN

 16th Ave.

M

rr

 

use

metal

BNSF

 prefab, Field checked 6/16

Council Bluffs

CGW

 Harry Langdon Dr.

Eh

 business

 

 gone

 brick

none

Field checked 10/11

Council Bluffs

C&NW

N 12th St.

P

business

 

in use

brick

UP

only baggage end remains, Field checked 6/16

Council Bluffs

C&NW

Avenue G

Rh

rr

 

in use

brick

UP

5 stall, Heritage Carshops, Field checked 6/16

Council Bluffs

C&NW

Avenue G

Sh

rr

 

in use

steel

UP

4 stalls ,Heritage Carshops,  Field checked 6/16

Council Bluffs

CRI&P

72 Bellevue Ave.

P

museum

1898/1901

in use

brick

IAIS

also used by CMStP&P, RailsWest Railroad Museum, Field checked 6/16

Council Bluffs

CRI&P

 2708 South Ave.

Sh//O

 rr

 

 in use

 metal

 IAIS

 Field checked 9/16

Council Bluffs

Ill. Central

501 N. 13th near Avenue F

Y

rr

 

in use

wood

CN

used for weighing freight cars, Field checked 6/16

Council Bluffs

Ill. Central

 end of N 13th St.

Cd

 unused

 

in use

concrete

CN

Field checked 6/16

Council Bluffs

Ill. Central

N 15th St./Ave O

Tt

unused

 

gone

steel

CN

Field checked 6/09

Council Bluffs

Ill. Central

over Missouri River between Council Bluffs and Omaha

B

unused

1893, 1908

unused

steel

none

swing bridge, two spans, Field checked 12/15

Council Bluffs

Omaha & Council Bluffs Street Ry.

in park at N 13th St./Avenue F

IP

park shelter

 

none

brick

none

Field checked 6/16

Council Bluffs

O&CB Street Ry.

3 blocks south of IC yard office

ICbS

 

 

 

 

 

Field checked 7/06

Council Bluffs

UP

over Missouri R.

B

rr

1916

in use

steel

UP

multi- through truss spans, Field checked 12/15

Council Bluffs

Wabash

 

M

 

 

 

 

 

store house,  Field checked 9/15

Council Bluffs

Wabash

 

Y

 

 

 

 

 

freight house/yard office, Field checked 9/15

Creston

CB&Q

116 W. Adams St.

P

municipal

1899

in use

brick

BNSF

museum, city offices, Field checked 6/16

Creston

CB&Q

Adams St./Pine St.

C

rr

 

in use

brick

BNSF

Amtrak stop, pre-fab, Field checked 6/16

Creston

BNSF

Adams St.

M

Rr

 

in use

metal/brick

BNSF

Field checked 6/16

Creston

CB&Q

E. Montgomery St./N Cherry St.

Sh

?

 

 

brick

 

part of shop complex, Field checked 5/10

Crystal Lake

CRI&P

177 State St. South  43.2253,-93.7896

C

 

 

gone

steel

none

former motorcar 9056, Field checked 10/13

Cylinder

CMStP&P

relocated to city park on ne side

C

park shelter

 

none

wood

none

restored, Field checked 6/10

Dakota City

CStPM&O (C&NW)

 

C

municipal

 

 

brick

 

restored, Field checked 9/15

Dallas Center

M&StL

13th St./Walnut St.

C

business

1913

in use

wood

 

restored, Field checked 9/15

Davenport

Union Station (CMStP&P, DRI&NW,CB&Q)

102 S. Harrison St.

P

welcome center/museum

1924

in use

brick

CP

two story, Field checked 9/11

Davenport

Union Station mail/express building

adjacent to depot

F

business

1924

in use

brick

CP

Field checked 9/11

Davenport

CMStP&P

421 West River Dr.

F

restaurant/bar

1917

in use

brick

CP

Field checked 5/11

Davenport

CRI&P

In yards

F

rr

 

in use

 

 

Endangered! Field checked 4/13

Davenport

CRI&P

505 Iowa St.

F

lofts

1913

gone

brick

none

Field checked 8/09

Davenport

CRI&P

Mississippi River

B

rr

 

in use

steel

IAIS

Government Bridge,through truss, Field checked 6/11

Dawson

CMStP&P

Railroad Ave.

C

bike trail rest stop

 

gone

wood

none

restored, Field checked 6/11

Dayton

M&StL

 south of S.R. 175

C

storage

 

none

brick

none

Field checked 13/13

Decorah

CMStP&P

E. Water St

P

office

 

gone

wood

none

restored, Field checked 6/07

Decorah

CMStP&P

Railroad Ave./Railroad St.

F

 

 

gone

wood

none

Field checked 1/11

Decorah

CRI&P

moved 1 block west to 1st St./E. Water St.

C

apartments

 

gone

wood

none

two story, Field checked 6/07

Deep River

C&NW

on site n S.R. 85

F

 

 

gone

wood

none

??

Delmar

CMStP&P

414 Lincoln Ave.

C

museum

1905

gone

wood

none

Delmar Depot Museum, Field checked 5/16

Denison

C&NW

on site

C

rr

 

in use

brick

UP

modified, Field checked 9/15

Denison

C&NW/IC

 West of town

B

rr

 

in use

steel

UP

through truss and through plate girder, Field checked 9/15

Denison

Ill. Central

on site

C

storage

 

in use

wood

CC

Field checked 11/08

Derby

CB&Q

relocated just south of town at Vine/420th St.

C

farm storage

 

none

wood

none

freight section only, Field checked 7/10

Des Moines (South Des Moines)

CGW

901 Thomas Beck Rd.

C

offices

c1951

gone

brick

none

on site along bike trail next to river, Field checked 9/11

Des Moines

CRI&P

over Des Moines River, SW Water St.,outh of Cherry St.

B

rr

 

in use

steel

IAIS

Field checked 9/11

Des Moines

American Railway Express

621 Des Moines St.

M

 

 

none

 

none

former stables

Des Moines

Des Moines, Iowa Falls & Northern

625 E. Court Ave.

F

vacant

1902-03

gone

brick

none

two story, used as depot by FDDM&S beginning in 1933, on National Register, Field checked 2008

Des Moines

Des Moines Union

over Des Moines River

B

 

 

gone

steel

none

restored, Field checked 4/08

Des Moines

East Side Union Depot (CGW,CB&Q, CRI&P, Wabash)

120 E. Fifth St.

C

business

1900

unused

brick

 

connected to business in back, Field checked 2009

Des Moines

CRI&P

100 Fourth St.

F

business

 

in use

brick

 

Field checked 9/11

Des Moines

CRI&P

6th St.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Field checked 9/11

Des Moines

 

E. 5th St., south of Court St.

C

 

 

 

 

 

Field checked 9/11

Dickens

CMStP&P

1st St./Main St.

C

former fire hall, scheduled for restoration

 

iuse

wood

CP

Field checked 9/08

Dike

C&NW

E. Front St./Main St.

C

storage

 

gone

wood

none

To be demolished  Field checked 4/16

Donahue

CMStP&P

relocated to Walnut Grove Historical Village northeast of Long Grove, north of S.R. 2

C

museum

 

none

wood

none

restored, Field checked 2011

Donnellson

CB&Q

relocated to town park at N.Oak St./Mill St.

C

museum

 

none

wood

none

Field checked 3/10

Donnellson

CB&Q

relocated to 2208 220th St. far east of town toward Fort Madison,north of S.R. 2 on Golden Rd.,then west on 220th St.

C

abandoned museum

 

museum

wood

none

Fort Madison, Farmington & Western,plus replica buildings, Field checked 2011

Douds

CRI&P

relocated to town park,south of S.R. 16, one block east of County 64

C

museum

 

none

wood

none

restored, Field checked 2011

Dows

CRI&P (BCR&N)

1896 Railroad St.

C

municipal

1896

in use

brick

UP

restored, Dows Depot Welcome Center/museum, on National Register, Field checked 9/11

Dubuque

CN

Jones/U.S. 52/61/151

M

rr

 

in use

metal

CN

two prefab buildings/office, Field checked 6/06

Dubuque

 

Mississippi River

B

rr

 

in use

steel

 

6 spans, through truss, one swing span, Field checked 8/10

Dubuque

CB&Q

in National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium complex

P

museum

 

gone

brick

none

reconstructed and restored to earlier appearance, Field checked 6/13

Dubuque

CB&Q

in National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium complex

F

museum

 

gone

brick

none

alterred, Field checked 6/13

Dubuque

Union Electric

Central Ave./24th St.

ICb

business

1900-01

gone

brick

none

 

Dunkerton

CGW

relocated 1 mile north of town at 5924 S.R. 281

C

private

 

none

wood

none

in poor shape, Field checked 3/09

Durham

CB&Q

relocated in town, from County 17 go west on gravel road just north of track, after crossing track depot is in field to south, opposite 2053 McKimber St.

C

vacant

 

none

wood

none

depot from Harvey, Field checked 6/16

Eldon

CRI&P

on site

C

museum

 

gone

wood

none

shingle siding, Depot Museum, Field checked 9/08

Eldon

CRI&P

KD Ave./3rd St.

M

municipal

 

gone

concrete block

none

crew bunkhouse, Field checked 8/10

Eldon

CRI&P

relocated to 406 South 1st St.

C

residence

 

none

wood

none

depot from Libertyville, modified, Field checked 2011

Eldon

CRI&P

over Des Moines River

B

abandoned

 

gone

steel

none

piers and two south spans, Field checked 2011

Eldora

C&NW

relocated to S.R. 175, east end of town

C

welcome center

 

display

wood

none

depot from Owasa, Field checked 10/06

Elkader

CMStP&P

relocated to Iowa Visitor Center south of town

C

display

 

none

wood

none

small shed from Osborne, Field checked 6/07

Elk Horn

Atlantic N&S

relocated to 4230 Main St.

C

business

 

none

wood

none

depot from Sciola, checked 7/06

Ellsworth

C&NW

relocated to Desota St./Des Moines St.

C

private storage

 

none

wood

none

Field checked 2007

Elma

CGW

on site, south edge of town on County 78 south of replacement bridge

C

museum

1884

gone

wood

none

only freight end is original, Field checked 2011

Elma

CGW

on site north of replacement bridge

F

storage/trail use

 

gone

metal

none

replacement depot, Field checked 2011

Elmira

CRI&P

moved about 1.5 miles east of Morse, south side of road, perpendicular to road

C

residence

 

none

wood

none

modified, Field checked 6/07

Emery

Iowa Terminal

 

ISh

rr

1968

in use

metal

Iowa Traction

 

Emmetsburg

CRI&P

N side of town, Five Island Lake

B

rr

 

in use

 

UP

 

Estherville

CRI&P

W and S side of town, W. Fk. Des Moines River

B

rr

 

in use

wood

UP

2 bridges

Estherville

CRI&P

Near 2nd Ave. N and N 2nd St., across tracks from city’s water tower

Eh

rr

 

in use

metal

 

Two stall, Field checked 9/14

Estherville

M&StL

2 blocks north of crossing of S.R. 9 and UP tracks

Tt

abandoned

 

unused

steel

none

Field checked 9/06

Estherville

M&StL

south side of Third Ave. S between S. 10th St. and S. 12th St.

Eh

business

 

gone

wood

none

two stall, corrugated metal siding, Field checked 8/09

Fairfield

CB&Q

on site

P

rr

1912

in use

brick

BNSF

Field checked 7/07

Fairfield

CB&Q

W. Depot St./N. 4th St.

F

storage

 

in use

brick

BNSF

Field checked 9/11

Fairfield

CRI&P

6th St./Broadway

C

credit union

 

in use

brick

 

Field checked 9/08

Farmington

CB&Q

6th St./State St., east of S. R 2 in residential area

C

residence

 

gone

wood

none

restored, Field checked 8/11

Fayette

CMStP&P

moved to hill on Jade Rd. overlooking Volga Recreation Area

C

residence

 

none

wood

none

Field checked 1/12

Ferguson

CMStP&P

moved to farm 1 mile south of town

C

storage

 

none

wood

none

two story, poor condition, Field checked 9/05

Floris

CRI&P

moved to Selma, IA area

C

cabin

 

none

wood

none

Field checked 8/10

Fontanelle

CB&Q

relocated to Adair County Heritage Museum off Rt. 92 in Greenfield

C

museum

 

none

wood

none

Heritage Center Museum, Field checked 6/16

Forest City

M&StL

private

C

 

 

 

wood

 

track ends at S edge of town, Field checked 3/12

Ft. Atkinson

CMStP&P

on site

C

storage

 

in use

wood

 

depot cut in half, Field checked 7/05

Ft. Dodge

CGW

22nd/Central

C

business

1951

in use

brick

 

Field checked 3/09

Ft. Dodge

FtDDM&S

1st S/15th Ave.

IF

business

 

gone

brick

none

restored

Ft. Dodge

Ill. Central

 

F

 

 

in use

 

CC

 

Ft. Dodge

M&StL

12th St. SE/12th Ave. SE

C

 

 

gone

brick

none

Field checked 7/07

Ft. Dodge

M&StL

204 Central Ave.east of IC main line

F/O

business

 

west side track gone

brick

 

Field checked 7/07

Ft. Dodge

M&StL

over Des Moines Riiver valley

B

rr

 

in use

steel

 

high viaduct Field checked 6/06

Ft. Madison

AT&SF

9th St.

P

renovated and elevated

1910

in use

brick

BNSF

future Amtrak stop/museum, Field checked 3/13

Ft. Madison (Shopton)

AT&SF

1601 W. 20th St.

F

rr ,to be temporary home of museum while depot is being renovated due to flood damage

1930s

in use

brick

BNSF

freight sta./crew changing bldg., 2 story, Field checked 2011

Ft. Madison

AT&SF

Mississippi River

B

rr

 

in use

steel

BNSF

Field checked 2011

Ft. Madison

CB&Q

across from old AT &SF depot

C

rr

 

in use

brick

BNSF

Field checked 2011

Fostoria

CMStP&P

moved to Harris

C

to be restored

 

none

wood

none

Endangered!

Fredericksburg

CGW

moved to 2 miles east of Nashua, 2729 Cheyenne Ave.

C

museum

 

none

wood

none

at Old Bradford Pioneer Village, depot has Bradford sign, ghost town of Bradford once located at this site, Field checked 4/09

Gaza

Illinois Central

moved 1 mile east and 2 miles north of town on C.R. 154

C

farm use

 

none

wood

none

Field checked 4/06

George

Illinois Central

on site at elevator

C

storage

 

gone

wood

none

Field checked 4/06

Gilbertville

WCF&N

on site

IC

trail stop

1912

gone

brick

none

Cedar Valley Nature Trail, beingrestored, Field checked 3/14

Glenwood

CB&Q

S. Vine St.

C

rr

 

in use

brick

BNSF

MOW, Field checked 6/16

Gowrie

M&StL

relocated to town park

C

display

 

none

wood

none

Field checked 7/07

Grafton

CMStP&P

on site, north of County 39

C

museum

1879

in use

wood

Illinois Chicago & Eastern

restored, 2 story,Field checked 1/12

Grand Mound

C&NW replica

on farm northeast of town at 31 230th St.

C

 

 

none

wood

none

replica of Grand Mound depot, Field checked 3/09

Greene

CRI&P

relocated 2 blks. west at 311 N 2nd St.

C

museum

 

none

wood

none

restored, 2 story, Field checked 11/08

Greene

IANR

on site

O

rr

modern

in use

 

IANR

resembles a depot, Field checked 6/05

Greenfield

CB&Q

SW 2nd St./Townline Rd.

C

gutted

 

gone

brick

none

ENDANGERED! Field checked 6/16

Greenville

CB&Q

relocated to S.R. 92 west of town

C

museum

 

none

wood

none

depot from Fontanelle at Heritage Center Museum, Field checked 10/11

Grinnell

CRI&P/M&StL

Park St./3rd Ave.

P

restaurant

1892-3

in use

brick/stone

IAIS/UP

wood additions, Field checked 2011

Grinnell

Railway Express Agency

Park St./3rd Ave.

M

model rr club

 

in use

brick

IAIS/UP

Field checked 2011

Grinnell

Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen

just southeast of depot

M

residence

 

nearby

 

UP

Field checked 2011

Guttenberg

CMStP&P

relocated

C

 

 

 

wood

 

depot from?, Field checked 7/05

Hale

CMStP&P

relocated to farm about 2 miles west of town along CR E45

M

farm storage

1936

none

wood

none

section building that replaced depot, Field checked 8/07

Hamburg

CB&Q

on site

Wt

unused grain storage

 

in use

steel

 

Field checked 9/15

Hamburg

CB&Q

Nishnabotna River, northeast of town

B

rr

 

in use

  steel

 

 

Hamil

CB&Q

on site

C

storage at grain elevator

 

gone

wood

none

Field checked 9/12

Hampton

CRI&P

relocated to county fairgrounds on S.R. 3W

C

museum

 

none

wood

none

restored

Harlan

CGW

east end of Victoria St., on site

C

restaurant

 

gone

wood

none

modified, Field checked 7/06

Harlan

C&NW

relocated south of town to country club, Country Club Dr./12th St.

C

club house

 

none

wood

none

modified, Field checked 7/06

Harris

CMStP&P

relocated along former row

C

abandoned, available

 

gone

wood

none

depot from Fostoria, Field checked 12/11

Harvey

CB&Q

moved to Durham,  opposite 2053 McKimber St.

C

vacant

 

none

wood

none

Field checked 6/16

Haverhill

CMStP&P

moved 1 block north of Catholic church

C

residence

 

none

wood

none

two story, Field checked 6/07

Hawarden

CMStP&P

relocated to 1115 Falcon Ave.North (Avenue P)

C

residence

 

none

wood

none

remodeled freight section of combination depot, Field checked 6/10

Hawarden

CMStP&P

relocated to 113 East 12th

C

vacant residence

 

none

wood

none

depot from Chatsworth, Field checked 6/10

Hawarden

CMStP&P

Big Sioux River, N of town

B

rr

 

in use

 

South Dakota

 

Hawarden

C&NW

south end of Central St.

C

city offices

 

in use

wood

SD

modified

Hawarden

C&NW

Big Sioux River, W of town

B

rr

 

in use

 

SD

 

Hawarden

C&NW

on site in former yards

Tt

unused

 

 

steel

 

Field checked 3/11

Hedrick

CMStP&P/M&StL

relocated to west side of town on S.R. 149

C

business

 

none

wood

none

V-shaped, restored, Field checked 11/16

Hillsboro

CB&Q

moved to Mt. Pleasant

C

museum

 

none

wood

none

Midwest Old Threshers Museum, Field checked 2011

Holmes

CRI&P

relocated north of town

C

residence

 

none

wood

none

 

Hopkinton

CMStP&P

relocated to south side of town, east of S.R. 38

C

museum

 

unused

wood

none

Part of Delaware County Historical Museum, Field checked 8/2013

Hornick

CMStP&P

 Next to elevator

C

museum

1887

gone

wood

none

2 story, restored, Field checked 7/16

Hudson

CGW

relocated to S.R. 58 at Waterloo St., east end of town

C

former museum

 

none

wood

none

depot from Gladbrook, restored, former Old Depot Museum, Field checked 8/10

Humboldt

M&StL

 

M

residence

 

 

wood

 

section foreman house, Field checked 7/07

Humeston

K&W/CB&Q

422 S. Eaton Ave.

C

museum/city hall

 

gone

stucco/brick

none

Humeston Union Depot Museum, Field checked 9/11

Humeston

CB&Q

on site near depot

Wt

display

 

gone

wood

none

restored, Field checked 9/11

Humboldt

Ill. Central

relocated in town

C

business

 

none

wood

none

depot from Manson

Ida Grove

C&NW

relocated to county park

C

shelter house

 

none

wood

none

Field checked 8/06

Independence

Ill. Central

relocated slightly to U.S. 150 (Fifth Ave.), just north of tracks

C

museum/Buchanan County Tourism Visitors Center

 

nearby

brick

none

restored,Field checked 6/11

Independence

Ill. Central

Wapsipinicon River

B

rr

 

in use

 

CC

 

Inwood

CMStP&P

moved to Rock Valley

C

display

 

gone

wood

none

Endangered! Field checked 6/10

Ionia

CMStP&P

relocated south of city park, across tracks, west of County 14

C

storage

 

in use

wood

CP

Field checked 2011

Ionia

CGW

Wapsipinicon River, E of town

B

rr

 

in use

 

 

Field checked 2011

Iowa City

CRI&P

115(119?) Wright St.

P

offices

1898

in use

brick

IAIS

Field checked 4/12

Iowa City

BCR&N (CRI&P)

on site

Rh

business

 

gone

brick

none

turntable gone, 3-4 stalls

Iowa Falls

CRI&P

south of Rocksylvania Ave.

C

rr

 

in use

cinder block

UP

Field checked 5/11

Iowa Falls

CRI&P

over Iowa River

B

rr

 

in use

steel

UP/IC

deck girder, Field checked 6/06

Iowa Falls

CRI&P/IC

East Rocksylvania Ave./Second St. W

T

museum

1909?

in use

wood

IC/UP

Mills Tower, located in fenced area, restored, only interlocking tower remaining in Iowa, also mow buildings, Field checked 9/13

Iowa Falls

Ill. Central

E. Rocksylvania Ave./Depot St.

C

vacant

1902-3

in use

brick

IC

on National Register, Field checked 9/13

Iowa Falls

Ill. Central

Rocksylvania Ave./Hamilton St.

F

For sale

 

in use

wood

IC

Field checked 6/06

Iowa Falls

Ilinois Central

over Iowa River

B

rr

 

in use

steel

UP/IC

deck girder, Field checked 6/06

Iowa Falls

Illinois Central

 

B

rr

 

in use

concrete

 

single arch, Field checked 6/06

Iowa J-Z

 

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

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