C&A Wilmington Depot

Lost Chicago & Alton Railroad station


Wilmington Depot

August 1983

GM&O Historical Society


Wilmington Chicago and Alton Train Depot and Demolition

Video before, during and after the Wilmington, Illinois train depot demolition. The depot was demolished to make room for the new high-speed rail project from St. Louis to Chicago.


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Wilmington IL Depot Demolition

On February 7&8, 2012, one of the oldest depots in Illinois was torn down. This is to make room for a high speed rail line. The depot was built for the Chicago & Alton in 1868.

Tony Raia

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Former Chicago & Alton/Gulf Mobile & Ohio/Illinois Central Gulf railroad station.

Station building was demolished on February 7, 2012 during upgrading of the former Chicago & Alton Railroad.

Update Log 

  • December 2, 2019: New photo from Nathan Hopper
  • December 2, 2019: Added by Nathan Hopper