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Railroads have played a major role in transportation, logistics and development in the state of Indiana. A perfect resource for railroad enthusiasts or students of Indiana history, Indiana Railroad Lines provides a comprehensive and detailed account of the railroad companies that operated in the state between 1838 and 1999 and the counties and towns they served. This volume provides the dates of the contraction, purchase, sale, lease and abandonment of the various railroad lines and is complete with charts and maps that provide information on the development and decline of railroads in the state.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 414 pages
  • 154.94 x 226.06 x 27.94mm | 589.67g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • 0253223598
  • 9780253223593

About Graydon M. Meints

Graydon M. Meints is a former station agent, towerman, and telegraph operator on the New York Central Railroad. He is author of three other books about the history of railroads in the Midwest.show more

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This is definitely a book for railroad aficionados, and anyone interested in the history and documentation of railroads in the US, and especially in the state of Indiana. * Reference Reviews *show more

Table of contents

Introduction1. Index of all railroad and interurban companies2. Directory of named places on railroads3. Directory of railroads and interurbans by county4. Company listing of railroad lines of track5. Company listing of interurban lines of track6. Table of railroad mileage, 1836-1999 and interurban mileage, 1890-1959Appendix 1. Key to data in chapters 4 and 5Appendix 2. Definition of "main track" mileageBibliography and essayshow more

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