Lockport Train Station.

     A distinctive historical building in Lockport is the Lockport Train Station.  This structure is located west of 13th and State Streets and parallels the path of the Illinois Michigan Canal.  It is built of limestone.  It was completed in 1863 and initially served as a stop on the long defunct Chicago, Alton and St. Louis Railroad.
The tracks were also used by the Gulf, Mobile, and Ohio Railroad.
The station currently is owned and maintained by the City of Lockport.  It

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serves as a Metra Station. 
     The Lockport Station has been in continuous operation since the 1860’s; this is longer than any other train station in the State of Illinois. The Lincoln funeral train passed by the station in 1865.

Lockport Railroad Station

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Lockport Railroad Station

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