CHICAGO'S LOST STATIONS

CHICAGO & NORTH WESTERN

Geneva Subdivision (Galena Division/Subdivision 2)

Beyond Geneva, intercity trains operated until the formation of Amtrak in 1971, with De Kalb, Rochelle, and Clinton the only surviving stations when passenger service was discontinued.

Milepost locations are indicated, distance from Chicago.

Exact locations are not available for all stations.


Maple Park (50.6) - station was likely located east of County Line Rd., on the north side of the tracks.

De Kalb (58.3) - station was located between 6th St. and 7th St., on the south side of the tracks. The building still stands.

Rochelle (74.8) - station was located west of Main St., on the north side of the tracks. The building still stands.

Ashton (83.7) - station was located at Evans Ave., on the north side of the tracks.

Franklin Grove (88.0) - station was located at Walnut St., on the south side of the tracks.

Dixon (97.9) - station was located at Depot Ave., on the north side of the tracks.

Sterling (109.5) - station was located east of Locust St., on the north side of the tracks.

Morrison (123.8) - station was located west of Cherry St., on the south side of the tracks.

Fulton (135.5) - station was located west of 8th St, on the north side of the tracks, which at the time existed between 16th Ave. and 17th Ave. Fulton was located on a separate more indirect route, which was eventually abandoned.

Clinton (138.1) - station was located east of 4th St., on the north side of the tracks. The building still stands.


MAPPING THE STATIONS

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

Kane County (W)
De Kalb County (N)
Ogle County (E)
Lee County (N)
Whiteside County (E)
Whiteside County (W)