Dubois County Railroad

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Dubois County Railroad Overview

The Dubois County Railroad is a Class III short-line railroad serving Dubois County in southern Indiana, United States, and is a for-profit subsidiary of the Indiana Railway Museum, now better known as the French Lick Scenic Railway.

The railroad branches off a Norfolk Southern line in Huntingburg and heads north to the county seat of Jasper, then stretches northeast to the town of Dubois. Beyond Dubois, the tracks are owned and operated by the Indiana Railway Museum as a heritage railroad. The total length of the Dubois County Railroad is approximately 16 miles.

The railroad interchanges with NS in Huntingburg.

Dubois County Railroad Customers

Customer Location Company Description Type of Railcar Notes
Ackerman Oil Jasper Oil Products Tank Cars
Wabash Valley Produce Dubois Grain Elevator Covered Hoppers
JFS Milling Dubois Turkey Feed Manufacturer Covered Hoppers

Dubois County Railroad Locomotives

Number Model Year(s) Built History Notes
IRM 3 80 Tonner 1947 Ex-Eli Lilly 3. Secondary locomotive. Listed for sale on Ozark Mountain Railcar.
IRM 6 80 Tonner 1953 Ex-USN 65-00356. Main locomotive. Used for Spirit of Jasper excursions.
DCRR 78 S2 1945 Ex-MSO 78/SB 78/PBNE 261. Main locomotive.
FLSR 465 GP9 1959 Ex-HOS 465/SP 454/TNO 454. Occasionally used in freight service. Mainly used for French Lick Scenic Railroad excursions.
IRM 1813 GP16 1952 Ex-INRD 1813/SBD 4767/SCL 990/SAL 1810. Occasionally used in freight service. Mainly used for French Lick Scenic Railroad excursions.

Dubois County Railroad Rolling Stock

Number Type of Railcar Built History Notes
NKP 416 Caboose 1955 Ex-NKP 416. Infrequently used.



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