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The Indiana Northeastern Railroad

Unread postby matt76 » Fri Jan 01, 2016 9:40 am

I've always loved this shortline and it has been pretty successful over the last decade. I've taken several pictures of the line which I've included here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/mattditto ... 4446688795
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Re: The Indiana Northeastern Railroad

Unread postby OSRR » Fri Jan 01, 2016 10:22 am

Very nice. I enjoy seeing shots of the industries the railroads work. Don't seem to see that very often.
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Re: The Indiana Northeastern Railroad

Unread postby AARR » Fri Jan 01, 2016 11:20 am

I like your pictures, too. Like OSRR said it's nice to see the industries the railroads service.
OSRR wrote:Very nice. I enjoy seeing shots of the industries the railroads work. Don't seem to see that very often.
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Re: The Indiana Northeastern Railroad

Unread postby matt76 » Fri Jan 01, 2016 2:06 pm

They run trains every day during the week and sometimes Saturdays. A lot of the track between Steubenville and Angola has been replaced as have a lot of ties.
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Re: The Indiana Northeastern Railroad

Unread postby Waddy » Sat Jul 30, 2016 8:54 pm

Anybody know what industries the INER servers? Following the line on Google maps, it seems to be a lot!
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Re: The Indiana Northeastern Railroad

Unread postby AARR » Sun Jul 31, 2016 3:04 pm

Waddy wrote:Anybody know what industries the INER servers? Following the line on Google maps, it seems to be a lot!

I don't know how accurate this is anymore but maybe one of the INER guys can comment:
Edon – Edon Farmers Agronomy Center:
Edon – Edon Farmers Co-op:
Angola – Univertical:
Fremont – North Central Co-op:
Fremont – ADM:
Fremont – Letica Plastics:
Reading – Andersons:
Jonesville – OmniSource:
Quincy – Sun Gro:
Quincy – Star of the West:
Coldwater – Sekisui America:
Coldwater – Union Pallet & Container:
Coldwater – Panel Processing:
Coldwater – Darling International:
Coldwater – North Central Co-op:
Ashley – Klink Trucking:
Ashley – Strategic Materials:
Ashley – K-Tech Specialty Coatings:
Ashley –Stoy Farms:
Ashley – Carper Farm Supply:
Ashley - RES Polyflow:
Helmer – Helmer Farm Bureau Co-op:
South Milford – South Milford Grain:
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Re: The Indiana Northeastern Railroad

Unread postby arty flowers » Thu Jan 23, 2020 10:19 pm

In will be getting a new customer later this year....Edds Supplies out of Shipshwana Indiana will be locating a large fertilizer terminal to the west of South Milford.
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Re: The Indiana Northeastern Railroad

Unread postby JoJames » Fri Jan 24, 2020 9:32 pm

Nothing in Hillsdale itself is served by the railroad?
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Unread postby AARR » Sat Jan 25, 2020 6:50 am

DCA was the last customer in Hillsdale that I'm aware of. Unless they're transloading something from the yard I'm not aware of any Hillsdale customers.
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Re: The Indiana Northeastern Railroad

Unread postby Super Chief » Sun Feb 02, 2020 8:57 am

Edds will be a good customer. It was all that kept the Indiana Interstate RR running freight on weekdays between Middlebury and Shipshewana. I was conductor on the passenger train on weekends. We had the LS&I 2-8-0 and 5 Rock Island commuter coaches. Sadly we vacated when Penn Central wouldn't negotiate a workable agreement. We had the backing of the Shipshewana State Bank but the lawyers in Philadelphia that wore the 3-piece suits thought the line was way more valuable. Felt sorry for Edds when it happened.
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Re: The Indiana Northeastern Railroad

Unread postby SD80MAC » Mon Feb 03, 2020 9:10 am

How often does INE run to Litchfield these days?
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Re: The Indiana Northeastern Railroad

Unread postby Super Chief » Mon Feb 03, 2020 11:13 am

They haven't lately,was used for car storage and the new hops customer for beer grains and the like someone else must update as I haven't heard anything on that lately.
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