Three months after his election in November 1860, Abraham Lincoln left Springfield for Washington, D.C. to become the 16
For model railroad aficionados, and everyone else who ever enjoyed model trains, this model railroad is a 103' by 24'
Displays of running model trains and memorabilia. See large running model train displays and railroad memorabilia within Kankakee'
This privately owned, 1890's depot was restored in 2001 and contains photos and artifacts relating to Momence's railroading history. (circa 1890)
The Mendota Museum & Historical Society'
Model trains operate on a 36'x30' layout, featuring HO scale Chesapeake & Ohio RR in the 1950'
The award winning Illinois Railway Museum celebrats over 50
In 1966 Sparta, Illinois became Sparta, Mississippi for a few months as the movie "In the Heat of the Night" was filmed here. After Sparta was selected as the location, the town'
The Galesburg Railroad Museum celebrates the shared histories of Galesburg and the railroad. Tour a real steam locomotive. See the authentic railroad memorabilia. Great for kids and rail fans!
Railroad Museum and Transportation-related displays 4'x8' HO Model RR, 18'x24'
The Plano Depot was built in Chicago, Illinois and hauled to Plano on flatcars in the 1850's. It was built by the C.B. & Q Railroad (Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad)
The Caboose was built in the Aurora, Illinois C.B. & Q (Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad) shops in 1918. It was used on the Fox River Line for 56 years. The Caboose was moved to Lyon Farm in 1974