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Chicago and North Western Depot
Chicago and Northwestern Railroad Passenger Depot 2013-05-21 22-18-42.jpg
The historic depot, now a restaurant
Location 319 Williams Street, Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States
Built 1881
Architect Samuel Dodd
Architectural style Queen Anne
NRHP reference No. 95000142
Added to NRHP February 24, 1995

The Chicago and North Western Depot in Waukesha, Wisconsin is a railroad depot built in 1881 and operated by the Chicago and North Western Railway. It is a 1.5-story cream brick building and was originally built for a predecessor of the C&NW. It now operates as a Mexican restaurant, La Estacion. Behind the building are five passenger cars, believed to have belonged to the Gulf, Mobile and Ohio Railroad. These serve as extra dining space. Two boxcars and a caboose sit in the front of the depot, however their origins remain unknown. The depot is located next to a Wisconsin and Southern Railroad mainline, with a junction connecting it and the Canadian National Railway's Waukesha Subdivision just to the east. The C&NW track west of WI 164 has since been removed.

The depot was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1995 and on the State Register of Historic Places in 1994.

Preceding station Chicago and North Western Railway Following station
toward Madison
Madison – Milwaukee New Berlin
toward Milwaukee
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