Where Is It?

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~Z~ wrote:
Wed Jul 29, 2020 12:11 pm
Not Shipshawanna, but it is in the northern 1/3 of Indiana. Maybe that'll reduce it to 100/3 to 200/3 (33 to 66) of the railroad streets to check. School to the right, and left side of Railroad St is where the ROW once was.
More hints please!

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~Z~ wrote:
Wed Jul 29, 2020 12:11 pm
Not Shipshawanna, but it is in the northern 1/3 of Indiana. Maybe that'll reduce it to 100/3 to 200/3 (33 to 66) of the railroad streets to check. School to the right, and left side of Railroad St is where the ROW once was.
More hints huh.... well, it's in a town that used to have a north/south railroad, which is now gone, and an east/west railroad that crossed in town. The east/west railroad got rerouted to slightly bypass the town, so this pic is on that portion that got bypassed. The east/west line is quite busy still and goes to Chicago.
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Avilla, IN,
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railrod1949 wrote:
Thu Jul 30, 2020 12:28 pm
Hobart, IN
Noppers.. it's within 30 miles of Steubenville IN.
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railrod1949 wrote:
Thu Jul 30, 2020 12:28 pm
Auburn, IN
Getting close.. you're less than 10 miles away.
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railrod1949 wrote:
Thu Jul 30, 2020 12:28 pm
Auburn, IN
Getting close.. you're less than 10 miles away.


Avilla, IN

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railrod1949 wrote:
Thu Jul 30, 2020 1:02 pm
~Z~ wrote:
Thu Jul 30, 2020 12:51 pm
railrod1949 wrote:
Thu Jul 30, 2020 12:28 pm
Auburn, IN
Getting close.. you're less than 10 miles away.


Avilla, IN, On the former B&O RR and former GR&I RR,
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railrod1949 wrote:
Thu Jul 30, 2020 1:02 pm
Avilla, IN
Well hot diggy-dog, it has been found :)
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Thu Jul 30, 2020 1:11 pm
Well hot diggy-dog, it has been found :)
Avilla, IN On the former B&O Railroad and former GR&I RR. The school on the right is the Avilla Elementary School part of the East Noble School Corp district and the old ROW on the left was the original B&O RR ROW. All in Allen Township, Noble County. Final passenger train through Avilla, between Chicago and Pittsburgh, was Amtrak Three Rivers trains 40/41 and was made on March 8, 2005.

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Was that East/West line the B&O Railroad or the Toledo & Chicago Interurban Railway?

https://www.kpcnews.com/article_cfc3e69 ... 7638d.html

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Michael wrote:
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Was that East/West line the B&O Railroad or the Toledo & Chicago Interurban Railway?

https://www.kpcnews.com/article_cfc3e69 ... 7638d.html
It was the original east/west B&O RR line through Avilla, IN.

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railrod1949 wrote:
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Michael wrote:
Thu Jul 30, 2020 6:21 pm
Was that East/West line the B&O Railroad or the Toledo & Chicago Interurban Railway?

https://www.kpcnews.com/article_cfc3e69 ... 7638d.html
It was the original east/west B&O RR line through Avilla, IN.
Righto. Per that article, says the Toledo & Chicago interurban never reached anywhere close to either of those two city names. Instead ran north-south basically and paralleled the GR&I through Avilla.
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Western Michigan Railroad Historical Society in Sparta?

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Western Michigan Railroad Historical Society in Sparta?
Can't be that one.

Owens Ames Kimball construction apparently uses/used some on their construction sites.
But can't locate any pictures. Google doesn't appear to show any in their yard next to US-131.

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It is in a construction yard in West Michigan.

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ImageIMG_4626X by tcamp7837, on Flickr

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Is that in Warren by the old GD tank plant?
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Not in Warren

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Sterling Heights? Unused spur in the industrial complex around 19 Mile Rd?
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Is that in Warren by the old GD tank plant? Not in Warren.
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Not Sterling Heights, but in Southeast Michigan.

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