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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.

has been placed on the
National Register of
Historic Railroad Landmarks

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.

September 18, 2010


 
Erected 2010 by National Railway Historical Society Historic Plaque Committee.
 
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.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 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); William Schuler (approx. 0.4 miles away); George Gaylord (approx. 0.4 miles away); Abraham Lincoln (approx. 0.4 miles away); "Whittling Their Time Away" (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lockport.
 
Also see . . .
The Lockport Station and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 7, 2016
2. The Lockport Station and Marker
 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.) 
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesRailroads & Streetcars
 
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 June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 18, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 82 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 18, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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