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Homewood Railroad Viewing Platform

2020 Chestnut Road, Homewood, IL 60430


Designed for the rail fan. This attractive, fully-roofed, open-air facility offers outstanding views of the Canadian National (IC) mainline through downtown, the busy METRA Electric District train tracks, AMTRAK, and Homewood’s Rail Park.

Platform allows viewing of mainline/commuter rails with live switchyard audio. An underground walkway, leading to the park, displays murals depicting railway history.

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