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By Cynthia L. Ogorek,Bill Molony

The Chicago & Western Indiana Railroad used to be a brief line operating sixteen miles from downtown Chicago to Dolton, Illinois, the 1st suburb south of Chicago, with one other line operating southeast from Eighty-First road to the Indiana country line. in-built the Eighties, it was once owned by way of 5 trunk line railroads that used it as an effective and cheap direction into downtown Chicago. Like many 19th-century railroads, the C&WI reached its site visitors top in the midst of the twentieth century. After global conflict II, passenger shuttle and transport moved to airways and over-the-road trucking. the necessity for rail entry into downtown Chicago declined, and the C&WI ended its provider in 1994.

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