CHICAGO'S LOST STATIONS

MILWAUKEE ROAD

Fox Lake-Janesville

Line opened in 1901. Until 1982, certain commuter trains operated beyond Fox Lake to Walworth WI. And until 1971, intercity trains continued beyond Walworth to Janesville and Madison. Trains stopped at Bardwell until late 1940's, and at Avalon and Janesville until 1971.

Milepost locations are indicated, distance from Chicago.

Exact locations are not available for all stations.


FOX LAKE (49.5)

Spring Grove (53.8) - station was located along Hatchery Rd. west of Bivin St., on the north side of the track.

Solon Mills (55.8) - station was located west of Solon Rd., on the south side of the track.

Zenda (67.3) - station was located near Station St., on the north side of the track.

Walworth (73.6) - station was located east of Main St., on the south side of the track. The building still stands.

Bardwell (82.1) - station was located south of the crossing with the Milwaukee Road "J" Line or Fox Lake Subdivision, which also used the station.

Avalon (88.8) - station was located west of Avalon Rd., on the north side of the track.

Janesville (99.1) - station was located north of Academy St., on the west side of the track.


MAPPING THE STATIONS

Locations of stations, using Google Maps. Satellite views are also available.

McHenry County (E)
Walworth County
Rock County