RAILROAD OPERATING INFORMATION

UNION PACIFIC

Rockwell Subdivision

FORMERLY Chicago & North Western Railway
CONSTRUCTED 1856
DOUBLE TRACK constructed before 1891
LAST PASSENGER TRAIN: Capitol Limited (Baltimore & Ohio)/1971

The most recent passenger service was between 1969 and 1971, after Grand Central Station closed and Baltimore & Ohio trains used North Western Station. The only other regular passenger service was between 1856 and 1864, when Chicago Burlington & Quincy trains used this route to access Illinois Central's station. Prior to then, CB&Q trains used the Chicago & North Western station on Wells Street. CB&Q trains originally used C&NW trackage to enter Chicago, until the 1864 opening of its own line between Chicago and Aurora.

Radio Frequency - 160.890 (AAR Channel 52)

Stations/Milepost Locations

Direction is westward from Global One to Kedzie
Distance is from Kedzie

2.3 Global One
1.9 Ogden Jct.
0.7 Rockwell Jct.
0.0 Kedzie

2 tracks, yard rules.


INTERLOCKING TOWERS

Past and present towers and interlockings.

CHICAGO TRACK ELEVATION (ROCKWELL LINE)

CHICAGO TRACK ELEVATION (SOUTH BRANCH)

City ordinances and history of track elevation in Chicago.