Built in the early 20th Century and now listed on the National Register, the Illinois Traction Depot in Mackinaw provided service between Peoria, Danville and St. Louis. To the south is the abandoned depot at the hamlet of Union.
The McKinley Bridge originally carried the railroad to St. Louis’s downtown.
I like the streamlined design of the station, as well as the prominent black holes where the electrical lines no doubt attached to the station.
Now a tea room, the station provides a welcome landmark on the north side of the small town.