Comment: The Chicago and Alton Route.
"On the mainline 57.3 miles south of Chicago. Also with a spur off of a branch that ran between Joliet and Coal City. Later this road became the Gulf, Mobile & Ohio, route for such passenger trains as "The Abraham Lincoln" and the "Midnight Special."
Comment: Pictures of what it looks like today are included. It is now home to the Braidwood Historical Society.