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History of the Burlington Route
in Downers Grove

Thursday, May 2, 2019, 6:30-8:00PM

Lincoln Center Auditorium, 935 Maple Aveunue, 
Downers Grove, IL, 60515

The Downers Grove Museum and Historical Society are excited to welcome Leo Phillipp of the Burlington Route Historical Society to give a presentation on the history of the Burlington Route Railroad in Downers Grove! He'll discuss the growth of the railroad, including the service equipment yards, industries created, and suburban services offered such as the passenger trains. All of course leading to the terrible 1947 wreck of the Twin City Zephyr that derailed into the Downers Grove depot.

Registration is required to attend this FREE event. Registration can be done by calling 
the Lincoln Center at (630) 963-1300 and registering for program number 220003. On-line registration is also available at under the "Museum" heading.