Illinois Transportation History is a collection of photos and images relating to the state’s transportation history, with a specific focus on transportation throughout the 20th century, and is hosted by the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT).

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All images on this site are from state and federal government sources, unless otherwise noted. Copyrights and other proprietary rights of the content in this website may also be owned by individuals and entities other than, and in addition to, IDOT.

IDOT expressly prohibits the copying of any protected materials in this website, except for the purposes of fair use as defined in the copyright law. Unless otherwise noted, users who wish to download or print text and image files from this website for fair use may do so without IDOT’s express permission, provided that the content is used only for personal, educational, or noncommercial purposes and the content is not altered or modified.