C&A Petersburg Depot

Destroyed by fire
Lost Chicago & Alton Railroad station

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Petersburg Depot

Looking north, 1971

GM&O Historical Society

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Description 

Former Chicago & Alton/Gulf Mobile & Ohio/Illinois Central Gulf railroad station. Two story station housed stationmaster in the upper level.

A fire destroyed this station in August of 2005. The burnt structure remained standing until 2012, when the abandoned remnants were torn down. The foundation was visible in aerial imagery through 2016, with new buildings being constructed over the foundation between 2016 and 2018.

Update Log 

  • November 13, 2019: New photo from Nathan Hopper
  • November 11, 2019: New photo from Nathan Hopper
  • November 11, 2019: Added by Nathan Hopper

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Sources 

  • Nathan