Central Station was an intercity passenger terminal in downtown Chicago, Illinois. It was located at the southern end of Grant Park near Roosevelt Road and Michigan Avenue. Owned by the Illinois Central Railroad, it also served other companies via trackage rights.
|Illinois Central Depot, Chicago. circa 1901|
|Illinois Central Station. circa 1893|
|View of the Central Station and Illinois Central offices from Michigan Boulevard. Postcard circa 1911.|
|Central Station in February 1971|
|The front of Central Station showing the large Illinois Central sign. Note the Magikist sign on the far left (from the mid-1940s).|
|The rear of Central Station in February 1971, showing the large Illinois Central sign.|
Compiled by Neil Gale, Ph.D.