|Built from Chicago to Joliet, Illinois, (40 miles) via Junction (Englewood), Normal Park, Hamilton Park,|
Auburn Park, Gresham, Washington Heights, Givins, Burr Oak, Blue Island, Robbins, Midlothian, Oak Forest,
Bremen (Tinley Park), Mokena, and New Lenox by 10/10/1852.
Joliet to Morris, Illinois, (22 miles) via Rockdale and Minooka by 1/5/1853.
Morris, Ottawa, Illinois, (23 miles) via Stockdale, Seneca, and Marseilles by 2/14/1853
Ottawa to LaSalle, Illinois, (14 miles) via Arzner, and Utica by 3/21/1853
LaSalle to Peru, Illinois, (1 mile) by 4/16/1853
Purchased Railroad Bridge Company (1/17/1853) on 9/8/1853
Peru to Bureau Junction, Illinois, (14 miles) via Spring Valley, Marquette, and Trenton (De Pue) by 9/12/1853
Bureau Junction to Sheffield, Illinois, (23 miles) via Tiskilwa and Wyanet by 10/12/1853