C&NW RR

Old Railroad Station

The depot was built circa 1855 by Hiram Thurston on land donated by Joel Wood. It was on the north side of the tracks.

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Depot In Winter

In the background you can see the Schierding house on the left, now gone. Above the depot you can see the top of the Uptown Cafe building on Wilson Street.

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Chicago and Northwestern Train Depot

Chicago and Northwestern train depot.

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John Arps And William Brockway Working In The Depot

This is the inside of the original depot.

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Depot And Railroad Park

This strip of park was south of the railroad tracks across from the depot. It disappeared when the C. & N. W. RR built a third track south of the original ones.