C&IM Railroad Yard Springfield, IL

The Chicago and Illinois Midland Railroad (C&IM) acquired the Chicago, Peoria, & St. Louis Railroad Railroad Yard located in Springfield, Illinois in 1926.  Below are photos and maps found while researching the B&O railroad that passed through Springfield. The facility was located north of Avenue Tower where the B&O turned west through town along the track shared with the Illinois Central Railroad.

C&IM Railroad Yard 1952
Sangamon Valley Collection
Larry Senalik

C&IM Railroad Yard 1950
Todd Riebow

C&IM Railroad Yard
Phillip Prior

C&IM Railroad Yard
Phillip Prior

C&IM Railroad Yard 1952
Sangamon Valley Collection

Chicago, Peoria, & St. Louis Railroad Yard
1917 Sanborn Map
Library of Congress

1938 C&IM Railroad Yard
Illinois Historical Aerial Photographs

1946 C&IM Railroad Yard Aerial Photo
USGS Earth Explorer

1956 C&IM Railroad Yard Aerial Photo
USGS Earth Explorer

1964 C&IM Railroad Yard Aerial Photo
USGS Earth Explorer

1971 C&IM Railroad Yard Aerial Photo
USGS Earth Explorer
Chicago & Illinois Midland - Springfield Yard
Chicago & Illinois Midland - Springfield Yard
CIM, Springfield, Illinois, 1959
Chicago & Illinois Midland - Yard Office

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