CHICAGO'S RAILROADS/GOOGLE MAPS
Google Maps has this cool feature, which allows anybody to create custom maps where meaningful locations can be indicated. These maps are zoomable, and satellite views are available.
The complex network of railroads in Chicago, the railroad center of the nation, can be a challenge to untangle. But these maps can help sort it all out.
Maps showing all present and past railroads in the Chicago area.
Maps showing known discontinued intercity and commuter passenger railroad stations in the Midwest.
Maps marked with present and past railroad junctions, crossings, and towers.
Maps marked with present and past railroad roundhouses and turntables. These maps also indicate locations of railroad yards, freight and passenger.
Information on present and classic stations in America's larger cities, including brief histories, their locations, and with zoomable Google Maps. Included are sample departures and arrivals of trains during various eras.