The Indiana Northeastern Railroad

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The Indiana Northeastern Railroad

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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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Very nice. I enjoy seeing shots of the industries the railroads work. Don't seem to see that very often.

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

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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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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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Nothing in Hillsdale itself is served by the railroad?

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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.
JoJames wrote:Nothing in Hillsdale itself is served by the railroad?
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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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How often does INE run to Litchfield these days?
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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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1601 came out of the shops in new paint, shiny bell just likre 5903. Nicely done as uaual.

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RE: 1601 with new paint:

First one to post a picture means I’ll see your photo before anyone else’s photo!!

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What's the history on the majority of their route? Isn't most of the line either ex. Wabash, NYC or C&O in origin and didn't they pick up most of the ex. Hillsdale County Railroad?
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MQT1223 wrote:What's the history on the majority of their route? Isn't most of the line either ex. Wabash, NYC or C&O in origin and didn't they pick up most of the ex. Hillsdale County Railroad?
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indiana_N ... n_Railroad

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Standard Railfan wrote:
MQT1223 wrote:What's the history on the majority of their route? Isn't most of the line either ex. Wabash, NYC or C&O in origin and didn't they pick up most of the ex. Hillsdale County Railroad?
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indiana_N ... n_Railroad
I literally was just looking at all of that. :lol: Figured after the fact I could probably find some good information myself.
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Looks like from the pictures GTW sent me the Edds Supply extension west of So. Milford grain is finished and ready for business. The piping looks to unload 2 tank cars at a time.

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Super Chief wrote:Looks like from the pictures GTW sent me the Edds Supply extension west of So. Milford grain is finished and ready for business. The piping looks to unload 2 tank cars at a time.
Received 15 cars last week to unload.

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When I was conductor on the Pumpkinvine Line to Shipshewana and Indiana Interstate was the freight hauler Edds only had room for 3 tank cars at that location.

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