Historic Structures

Pictures 14 Chicago, Burlington and Quincy -CBQ- Railroad Roundhouse and Shops, Aurora Illinois

Chicago, Burlington and Quincy -CBQ- Railroad Roundhouse and Shops, Aurora Illinois Spring and Lincoln looking northwest to shops…Freight house and wood shantes foreground (roundhouse visible in near distance is the second roundhouse built at aurora, 1868-1872) Photograph taken between 1874 and 1878
Spring and Lincoln looking northwest to shops…Freight house and wood shantes foreground (roundhouse visible in near distance is the second roundhouse built at aurora, 1868-1872) Photograph taken between 1874 and 1878

Chicago, Burlington and Quincy -CBQ- Railroad Roundhouse and Shops, Aurora Illinois First roundhouse and shops. Photograph taken between 1874 and 1878, at the same time as IL-8-78. Looking north
First roundhouse and shops. Photograph taken between 1874 and 1878, at the same time as IL-8-78. Looking north

Chicago, Burlington and Quincy -CBQ- Railroad Roundhouse and Shops, Aurora Illinois Paint shop, coach shop, car shop, and blacksmith shop (all car department), all north of the roundhouse and locomotive shops. Photographed between 1880 and 1888
Paint shop, coach shop, car shop, and blacksmith shop (all car department), all north of the roundhouse and locomotive shops. Photographed between 1880 and 1888

Chicago, Burlington and Quincy -CBQ- Railroad Roundhouse and Shops, Aurora Illinois Roundhouse, stalls 18-23, shop crew and two locomotives. Photographed possibly between 1878 and 1885
Roundhouse, stalls 18-23, shop crew and two locomotives. Photographed possibly between 1878 and 1885

Chicago, Burlington and Quincy -CBQ- Railroad Roundhouse and Shops, Aurora Illinois Looking north along east side of roundhouse and shops, superintendent's office at left, taken from the water towers along broadway. Locomotive blacksmith shop in right center distance with car department shops beyond, most likely taken in 1898
Looking north along east side of roundhouse and shops, superintendent's office at left, taken from the water towers along broadway. Locomotive blacksmith shop in right center distance with car department shops beyond, most likely taken in 1898

Chicago, Burlington and Quincy -CBQ- Railroad Roundhouse and Shops, Aurora Illinois Car department, woodworking mill located on first floor of larger building, telegraph, cabinet and pattern shops on second floor, power plant is smaller structure, photograph dated 1898
Car department, woodworking mill located on first floor of larger building, telegraph, cabinet and pattern shops on second floor, power plant is smaller structure, photograph dated 1898