SPRINGFIELD MO

CLASSIC PASSENGER STATIONS


THE STATIONS

The major stations serving Springfield, during the golden age of passenger trains.

Frisco Station
Opened in 1927
Location: Main Ave. and Mill St.
Railroad: St. Louis San Francisco
Demolished 1977.

Missouri Pacific Station
Location: 305 N. Main Ave.
Railroad: Missouri Pacific
Building still stands.


ST. LOUIS SAN FRANCISCO

Departures



No.  Name                  1942 Dest.  1942 Time  1956 Time  1971 Time

  9  Meteor                Oklahoma City  12:35 am   12:36 am
 10  Meteor                St. Louis       1:45 am    2:10 am
  2  Texas Special         St. Louis       2:45 am    3:00 am
106  KC Florida Special    Kansas City     3:30 am    3:10 am
  8  Bluebonnet            St. Louis       5:45 am
  3  Will Rogers           Oklahoma City   6:15 am    5:05 am
107  Sunnyland             Memphis         8:00 101   6:30 am
 20                        Kansas City    10:10 am
104                        Fort Scott      2:30 pm    2:00 pm
  4  Will Rogers           St. Louis       6:45 pm    1:05 am
  7  Bluebonnet            Dallas          8:05 pm
105  KC Florida Special    Birmingham     11:10 pm    3:30 am
  1  Texas Special         San Antonio    11:30 pm   10:45 pm


Arrivals



No.  Name                  1942 Orig.  1942 Time  1956 Time  1971 Time

  9  Meteor                St. Louis      12:15 am   12:16 am
 10  Meteor                Oklahoma City   1:20 am    2:00 am
  2  Texas Special         San Antonio     2:35 am    2:45 am
106  KC Florida Special    Birmingham      3:05 am    2:40 am
103                        Fort Scott      5:00 am    5:40 am
  8  Bluebonnet            Dallas          5:20 am
  3  Will Rogers           St. Louis       5:45 am    4:40 am
 21                        Kansas City     5:30 pm
108  Sunnyland             Memphis         5:50 102   6:00 pm
  4  Will Rogers           Tulsa           6:30 pm   12:35 am
  7  Bluebonnet            St. Louis       7:45 pm
105  KC Florida Special    Kansas City    10:45 pm    3:10 am
  1  Texas Special         St. Louis      11:15 pm   10:30 pm


Passenger service discontinued in 1967.


MISSOURI PACIFIC

Departures



No.  Name                  1942 Dest.  1942 Time  1956 Time  1971 Time

750  (mixed train)         Crane MO        2:30 pm


Arrivals



No.  Name                  1942 Orig.  1942 Time  1956 Time  1971 Time

751  (mixed train)         Crane MO        2:15 pm


Passenger service discontinued in 1953.


MAPPING THE STATIONS AND RAILROADS

Links to locations of past and present stations and railroads, using Google Maps. Satellite views are also available.