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CSX-Illinois Railway
Ottawa, IL

Several blocks west of IL 23/71 and one block south of U.S. 6 is a junction of the CSX and Illinois Railway. The Iowa Interstate railroad has track rights along the CSX. CSX runs east-west through town, and Illinois Railway runs north-south. It is on former BNSF Railway lines.

Looking east along the CSX line from Chestnut Street. (February, 2009)

Looking east along the Illinois Railway line from Marquette Street. (February, 2009)