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About DeKalb

DeKalb, IL is a small city located in northern Illinois, about 60 miles west of Chicago. It is known for being the home of Northern Illinois University, which brings a vibrant college atmosphere to the city. DeKalb has a rich history, with its name derived from the Native American word for "tribal chief." The city was originally settled in the early 1800s and quickly grew as a center for agriculture and transportation.

One interesting fact about DeKalb is its connection to the freight transportation industry. In the late 1800s, the city became a major hub for the railroad industry. The Chicago and Northwestern Railroad established a large rail yard in DeKalb, which played a crucial role in the transportation of goods and products across the country. The rail yard brought jobs and economic growth to the city, and its legacy can still be seen today in the historic train depot that has been preserved and turned into a museum.

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