Burlington Route Depot and Caboose

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) in the Gothic Style architecture. The depot was used until 1914 or 1915 when the new depot was built. At that time, its location was moved 1/2 block east and it was used as a freight house and various businesses. It was moved to Lyon Farm in 1978.


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The Caboose was built at the C.B. & Q (Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad) shops located in Aurora, Illinois in 1918. It was used on the Fox River Line for 56 years. The Caboose was moved to Lyon Farm in 1974.


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