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Wheaton Chicago & Northwestern Railway Station- Wheaton, Illinois
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 41° 51.886 W 088° 06.461
16T E 408069 N 4635354
Quick Description: Historic railroad depot located in the historic area of downtown Wheaton, Illinois.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 10/7/2006 5:07:36 PM
Waymark Code: WMTFH
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam
Views: 222

Long Description:
This former railway station was built in 1911 for the Wheaton Chicago & Northwestern Railway. The station designed by Charles Sumner Frost served as a railway station until 1972. The station now houses a hair salon along with other shops. The tracks behind the station are currently used by Union Pacific for METRA service and freight.

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Is the station/depot currently used for railroad purposes?: No

Is the station/depot open to the public?: Yes

If the station/depot is not being used for railroad purposes, what is it currently used for?:
Hair salon and other retail shops

What rail lines does/did the station/depot serve?: Wheaton Chicago & Northwestern

Station/Depot Web Site: Not listed

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