The Blackhawk Railway Historical Society is devoted to the research and preservation of America's railroad history.

Click on the following links to learn more about us and our mission:

 Who we are and what we do  Who we are and what we do
 Our meetings and events  Our upcoming meetings and events, ALL open to the public
 How we are preserving railroad history  How we preserve our local railroad history
 Our chapter newsletter  Our highly-regarded chapter newsletter
 Support our mission  Support our mission with material from our archives
 We want YOU to get on board  We want YOU to get on board
 How and where to find us  How and where to find us
 Connections to our partners & supporters Connections to our partners & supporters


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Rock Island
Caboose #17869

The story of the
restored caboose in
Tinley Park, Illinois



Homewood
Railroad Park

Viewing platform and display located near
Illinois Central's main Chicago-area yard
and shops



Lockport Depot
See how Blackhawk
and the
City of Lockport
celebrated the
150th anniversary
of this historic depot


We proudly support...



Joliet Union Station
Blackhawk celebrates the 100th anniversary and looks at the future of this railroad landmark



Now accepting applications for our
2015 RailCamp Scholarship

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Contents © 2015 Blackhawk Railway Historical Society, Inc. - an Illinois not-for-profit corporation.
The Blackhawk Railway Historical Society, Inc. is a chapter of the National Railway Historical Society.

This page last modified January 11, 2015 by Blackhawk Webmaster. Blackhawk Website logo by Dave Daruszka.

The Blackhawk Railway Historical Society, Inc. is not, nor has ever been,
affiliated with Blackhawk Films or the Chicago franchise of the National Hockey League,
and has no relationship, direct or indirect, with any similarly named passenger trains
or service on the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy, Burlington Northern, or Amtrak.