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Creston in Union County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy Railroad Depot

 
 
Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy Railroad Depot Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 30, 2015
1. Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy Railroad Depot Marker
Inscription.

Built in 1899, the depot was designed by famed Chicago architects, David Burnham and John Welborn Root. It contained a passenger waiting area, ticket office, lunch counter, baggage room, and offices for the C. B. & Q. Railroad's main Creston Division. This depot was the employment site for approximately 70 railroad employees.

This building is presently listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
 
Location. 41° 3.426′ N, 94° 21.767′ W. Marker is in Creston, Iowa, in Union County. Marker is at the intersection of Adams Street and Maple Street, on the left when traveling west on Adams Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 116 West Adams Street, Creston IA 50801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Burlington Route NE-10 Waycar #13513 (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Vietnam Veterans Memorial (approx. one mile away); Civil War Memorial (approx. one mile away); Barn (approx. 1.1 miles away); Lincoln No. 5 School (approx. 1.1 miles away); Depot, Caboose and Signal tower (approx. 1.1 miles away); Barber Shop (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Creston.
 
Also see . . .

Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy Railroad Depot and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 30, 2015
2. Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy Railroad Depot and Marker

1. Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy Railroad Depot National Register Info. (Submitted on August 8, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. City of Creston, Iowa. (Submitted on August 8, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Burlington Route Historical Society. (Submitted on August 8, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. A Brief History of the C. B. & Q. Depot Municipal Complex. (Submitted on August 8, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesRailroads & Streetcars
 
Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy Railroad Depot image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 30, 2015
3. Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy Railroad Depot
Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy Railroad Depot Baggage Area image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 30, 2015
4. Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy Railroad Depot Baggage Area
Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy Railroad Depot image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 30, 2015
5. Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy Railroad Depot
Turntable Builder Marker at C. B. & Q. Railroad Depot image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 30, 2015
6. Turntable Builder Marker at C. B. & Q. Railroad Depot
Turntable Designer Marker at C. B. & Q. Railroad Depot image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 30, 2015
7. Turntable Designer Marker at C. B. & Q. Railroad Depot
Turntable Base Track at C. B. & Q. Railroad Depot image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 30, 2015
8. Turntable Base Track at C. B. & Q. Railroad Depot
Probably from the razed roundhouse formerly located about 1500 feet ENE of the depot
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 8, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 159 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on August 8, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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