LaSalle, Illinois

LaSalle is a small sized town, located on the Illinois and Fox Rivers in north central Illinois. It neighbors Peru and Oglesby.

The town had four railroads serving it. The Rock Island had a mainline between Iowa and Chicago. This line is now a CSX mainline.
The Chicago, Burlington & Quincy had a line from Savannah to Streator, now abandoned.
The Illinois Central had a mainline from Freeport across Illinois going through the town, now mostly abandoned.

In addition, the Chicago, Ottawa & Peoria had an interurban line along the Illinois River, now mostly removed.


IAIS Little Vermillion River Bridge

Deck Plate Girder Bridge over Little Vermillion River

LaSalle Rail Bridge

Truss Bridge over IAIS Railroad, I&M Canal and Illinois River

Rockwell Rail Bridge

Pratt Deck Truss Bridge over Little Vermillion River

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