ABANDONED RAILROADS

MILWAUKEE ROAD

Evanston Division

FORMERLY Chicago Milwaukee St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (The Milwaukee Road)
CONSTRUCTED 1885 by Chicago & Evanston Railroad
LEASED TO CTA ELEVATED PREDECESSOR: 1908 (north of Sheridan Park)
LAST PASSENGER TRAIN: 1917 (south of Sheridan Park)
FREIGHT SERVICE ASSUMED BY CTA ELEVATED PREDECESSOR: 1920 (north of Sheridan Park)
FREIGHT SERVICE DISCONTINUED BY CTA: 1973 (north of Sheridan Park)
ABANDONED 1970's-1980's (south of Sheridan Park)

Segment north of Wilson Avenue (Sheridan Park) was leased to Northwestern Elevated Railroad, a predecessor to CTA. And elevated trains replaced the commuter trains previously operating over this segment.

Stations

Union Passenger Station/Canal St.
Fullerton Ave.
Lincoln Ave.
Belmont Ave.
Addison St.
Verona
Graceland/Buena Park
Sheridan Park
Argyle Park
Edgewater
North Edgewater
Rogers Park
Birchwood
Calvary
South Evanston
Dempster St.
Evanston
Noyes St.
Central Ave.
Llewellyn Park


LOST STATIONS

Known discontinued passenger railroad stations. Includes zoomable Google maps.

INTERLOCKING TOWERS

Past and present towers and interlockings.


Some information for this page is from "The 'L' - The Development of Chicago's Rapid Transit System 1888-1932", by Bruce G. Moffat. Included is a reproduction of a 1895 timetable, which forms the basis of the list of stations.