The Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf Railroad

The Rock Island

Interlocker Tower Abandonment

Markers show approximate centers of abandoned routes.

Texas Interlocking Towers

The Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf Railroad was served by these interlocker towers in Texas:

Nbr Location Railroads Type Authorized Retired Map
1 Bowie CRI&G, FW&DC    M 4/17/1902
Burned down in August, 1950
4 Dalhart FW&DC, CRI&G    M 11/28/1902
29 Saginaw CRI&G, GC&SF, FW&DC    M 10/31/1903
Closed and torn down in March 1985
48 Yarnell SK, CRI&G    7/13/1904
57 Dallas CRI&G, GC&SF, MKT, DT, NTT    11/5/1904
60 Fort Worth FtWB, FW&DC, StL&SW, GC&SF, CRI&G    E 7/1/1905
75 Amarillo (East Tower) CRI&G, P&SF, FW&DC    E 7/6/1908
77 Carrollton StL&SW, MKT, CRI&G    M 12/7/1908
Also known as "Carrollton Crossing", a designated Historic Landmark
107 Dallas (South Tower) CRI&G, MKT, StL&SW, H&TC, UT, StL&SF, T&NO    P 10/1/1916
Tower still standing; used in tandem with Tower 106 to control Dallas Union Terminal; two towers led to removal of Tower 57. Now owned by DART.
172 Stratford P&SF, CRI&G   

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