“Razing of I.C. Depot Nears Completion” – 1953

Caption under photograph reads:

“Work of razing the ancient Illinois Central railroad station on S. Main st., erected in 1888, is nearing completion, and construction of a new $100,000 terminal is expected to begin soon.  Progress of demolition work is shown here.”

Source:  Rockford Morning Star July 26, 1953