Jackson Park station (World's Fair)

Jackson Park was a terminal on the Jackson Park Branch of the Chicago 'L'. The station opened on May 12, 1893, and closed on October 31, 1893, with the conclusion of the World's Columbian Exposition.[1]

Jackson Park
(Chicago Junction)
Former Chicago 'L' rapid transit station
Jackson Park Terminal, 1893.png
General information
LocationJackson Park
Chicago, Illinois
Coordinates41°46′48″N 87°35′07″W / 41.78°N 87.58522°W / 41.78; -87.58522Coordinates: 41°46′48″N 87°35′07″W / 41.78°N 87.58522°W / 41.78; -87.58522
Line(s)Jackson Park Branch
Tracks2
Construction
Structure typeElevated
History
OpenedMay 1, 1893 (Columbian Intramural Railway)
May 12, 1893 (Chicago and South Side Rapid Transit Railroad)
ClosedOctober 31, 1893
Former services
Preceding station Chicago "L" Following station
Stony Island
toward 58th
Jackson Park branch Terminus
Preceding station Columbian Intramural Railway Following station
62nd Street
toward North Loop
Main Line Administration
toward South Loop
Station was also known as "Chicago Junction" on the Intramural

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Jackson Park". Chicago-L.org. Retrieved 6 April 2020.

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