CHICAGO'S INTERLOCKINGS

ILLINOIS CENTRAL

Iowa Division

Now owned by CN.


16TH STREET
Tower listed with Rock Island

21ST STREET
Tower listed with Chicago & Western Indiana

BRIDGEPORT
Tower listed with Chicago & Alton

ASH STREET
Mechanical interlocking installed 1889
Original interlocking out of service around 1911
New tower constructed/electric interlocking installed 1950
Closed December, 2000

Crossing of Illinois Central Iowa Division, and previously the paralleling Santa Fe main line, with CSX (former Baltimore & Ohio) line and Norfolk Southern Chicago Junction line, and also previously the paralleling Pennsylvania Railroad Panhandle line.

LAWNDALE
Mechanical interlocking installed 1903

Former crossing with Illinois Northern, later a BNSF industrial line, abandoned 2013. In final years was an automatic interlocking.

HAWTHORNE
Tower listed with Belt Railway of Chicago

ELMHURST
Mechanical interlocking installed 1893
Replaced with automatic interlocking around 1940's

Former crossing with Chicago Great Western and paralleling Chicago Aurora & Elgin Railroad.