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    Rock Island Depot, Faribault (1977 b/f Renovation to a Restaurant): Save the Northfield Depot - History - The Fate of Northfield's Railroads

    Rock Island Railroad Depot, Booneville, Arkansas

    Tiskilwa Depot - On The Rock Island Railroad

    Old Rock Island Railroad Depot (Inman, Kansas) by courthouselover, via Flickr

    Old Rock Island Railroad Depot (Fairbury, Nebraska) by courthouselover, via Flickr

    Clayton Depot - Rock Island Rail Line (circa 1907) The Clayton Railroad Depot was located between S. Meramec and S. Central near the current Forest Park Expressway. The depot was removed in 1939, but the track for taking coal down to Washington University was in place until the early 1960's when Millbrook was built.   Source: Missouri Depots website

    The Old Rock Island Railroad Bridge

    Ticket window in the Rock Island Train Depot El Reno Oklahoma

    Rock Island Railroad

    The Rocket Rock Island Railroad

    Point of Rocks Railroad Station, Maryland

    Rock Island railroad bridge

    Railroads, Chicago-style

    Annawan Il. Rock Island depot. My hometown.

    Former Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific (Rock Island Line) depot in Luverne, Minnesota.

    Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad depot, Wichita, Kansas, c. 1910 (KSHS)

    Rock Island Railroad Map 1868.

    While it is easy to overlook the railroads in Chicago nowadays, this city has been a major rail hub if not the most important railroad city in the nation and the world for more than 150 years. As with any road — rail or otherwise — to be useful for Chicago it must invariably cross the Chicago River. Chicago’s first railroad — the Galena Chicago Union (G), founded in 1848 — was responsible for the city’s first depot and first railroad bridge. The growing city divided by the busy waterway wo…

    Rock Island Lines Railroad with Laura La Plante - Photoplay April 1929

    Split Rock Tunnel Interior. A look inside the long forgotten Split Rock Tunnel. Built in 1854 this is Illinois oldest Railroad Tunnel, on the old Rock Island main line near Utica, Illinois.