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A single car from Elgin approaches Wesley Street on its way to Wheaton. Unless the flagstop semaphore has just been lowered, this train will not stop. The incline to bring the Third Rail’s tracks over the Chicago & Northwestern right-of-way is visible in the distance.

Photo by Robert Leffingwell

Wesley St.

LocationWesley St. and Western Ave.,
Wheaton, IL 60187
EstablishedPrior to 1922
Original LineAurora, Elgin & Chicago RR
Previous NamesN/A
Platforms1, low level
Flag stop
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Full station profile and history coming soon.

Additional photos

Unless the motorman is completely obscured by the utility pole, this single car St. Louis has just left the Wesley Street stop and is on its way to Elgin.

Robert Leffingwell

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