Coal City Station

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Coal City
Former AT&SF passenger rail station
Station statistics
Address Coal City, Illinois
Coordinates 41°17′7″N 88°16′51″W / 41.28528°N 88.28083°W / 41.28528; -88.28083Coordinates: 41°17′7″N 88°16′51″W / 41.28528°N 88.28083°W / 41.28528; -88.28083
Structure type at-grade
Platforms 1 side platform
Tracks 2
Other information
Owned by BNSF[1]
  Former services  
Preceding station   Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe   Following station
toward Los Angeles
Main Line

Coal City Station was an Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway station in Coal City, Illinois. It served trains on the "Doodlebug" spur line from Peoria and Pekin, Illinois to Chicago.[2] The train was often run with one car, dubbed the "dinky", and made its last run on 1955.[3] The station house is one story and made of brick.[1]


  1. ^ a b ATSF Surviving Depots: Illinois. Retrieved February 4, 2011
  2. ^ Kim Sipple. "The History of Coal City". Retrieved February 4, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Santa Fe "doodle bug"". Retrieved February 4, 2011. 

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