Springfield, IL

Chicago and Illinois Midland Railroad

Sangamon County

Estimated GPS Coordinates: 39.814026,-89.630658

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History

The Chicago and Illinois Midland Railroad (C&IM) acquired the Chicago, Peoria, & St. Louis Railroad Railroad Yard located in Springfield, Illinois in 1926. Below are photos and maps found while researching the B&O railroad that passed through Springfield. The facility was located north of Avenue Tower where the B&O turned west through town along the track shared with the Illinois Central Railroad.

Springfield, Illinois Chicago and Illinois Midland Railroad Yard 1952

Sangamon Valley Collection
Larry Senalik

Springfield, Illinois Chicago and Illinois Midland Railroad Yard 1952

Sangamon Valley Collection
Larry Senalik

Springfield, Illinois Chicago and Illinois Midland Railroad Yard 1952

Sangamon Valley Collection

Springfield, Illinois Chicago and Illinois Midland Roundhouse

Phillip Prior

Springfield, Illinois Chicago and Illinois Midland Railroad Yard

Phillip Prior

Springfield, Illinois Chicago and Illinois Midland Roundhouse 1955

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Chicago, Peoria, & St. Louis Railroad Yard 1917 Sanborn Map

Sanborn™ Fire Insurance Map Provided Courtesy of the Library of Congress

Springfield, Illinois Chicago and Illinois Midland Roundhouse Map 1950

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Springfield, Illinois Chicago and Illinois Midland Railroad Yard 1938 Aerial Photo

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Springfield, Illinois Chicago and Illinois Midland Railroad Yard 1946 Aerial Photo

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Springfield, Illinois Chicago and Illinois Midland Railroad Yard 1956 Aerial Photo

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Springfield, Illinois Chicago and Illinois Midland Railroad Yard 1964 Aerial Photo

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Springfield, Illinois Chicago and Illinois Midland Railroad Yard 1971 Aerial Photo

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Chicago & Illinois Midland - Springfield Yard

CIM, Springfield, Illinois, 1959

Chicago & Illinois Midland - Springfield Yard

Chicago & Illinois Midland - Yard Office