Indiana Railroad Lines (Railroads Past and Present) (Paperback)

By Graydon M. Meints

Indiana University Press, 9780253223593, 402pp.

Publication Date: September 9, 2011

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Description

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.



About the Author

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.