Chicago Area Shortline Railroads
The ready-mix contractor, Ozinga Brothers, currently owns a 38 acre parcel on the eastern edge of Mokena, IL. Mokena, IL is located about 30 miles west of Chicago on the METRA commuter line to Joliet.
Railroad startup date: July 26, 1994.
On July 21, 1994, Mokena Illinois Railroad Company granted trackage rights to Iowa Interstate Railroad for switching.
Right of Way
This triangular parcel is located on the northeastern edge of Mokena. As shown in then map, it is bordered on the south by the METRA commuter tracks, on the west by 96th Avenue (U.S. 45) and on the north by 187th Street. The existing ready-mix plant is located in the southwest corner of the property.
Mokena Illinois Railroad unloading area
Another view of the Right of Way
End of the Mokena Illinois Railroad
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