Five-Mile Spur Line: a Railroad History of Sycamore, Illinois



Writer and historian Clint Cargile brings Sycamore’s unique railroad history to life.  He weaves the story of the Sycamore & Cortland Railroad into the history of the city itself, showing that Sycamore owes its very existence to the five miles of railroad track that served as a gateway to commerce, culture, and a century of American progress.