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Lockport in Will County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The Lockport Station

1860 - 2010

 
 
The Lockport Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 7, 2016
1. The Lockport Station Marker
Inscription.  
The Lockport Station
has been placed on the
National Register of Historic Railroad Landmarks
1860 - 2010
Today the structure is owned by Metra and has been refurbished, preserved and protected by the City of Lockport, Illinois. The depot is used by Metra trains on its Heritage Corridor service line.

 
Erected 2010 by National Railway Historical Society Historic Plaque Committee.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: LandmarksRailroads & Streetcars. A significant historical year for this entry is 1860.
 
Location. 41° 35.111′ N, 88° 3.613′ W. Marker is in Lockport, Illinois, in Will County. Marker is on 13th Street west of State Street (Illinois Route 171), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lockport IL 60441, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Hydraulic Basin (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lock 1 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Historic Lockport (approx. ¼ mile away); The Norton Building (approx. ¼ mile
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By William Fischer, Jr., April 7, 2016
2. The Lockport Station and Marker
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away); Old Congregational Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Illinois & Michigan Canal Office (approx. 0.4 miles away); Lockport City Hall (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lockport.
 
Also see . . .  Legacy Cast in Stone, Chicago Tribune article (1993).
Highlights the importance of regional limestone deposits
(Submitted on April 18, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
The Lockport Station image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 7, 2016
3. The Lockport Station
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 18, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 154 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 18, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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