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by SylvanLakeJohn
Tue Jun 10, 2014 5:14 pm
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: Saint Joseph Valley Railway
Replies: 44
Views: 29612

Re: Saint Joseph Valley Railway

Glad to see this post still alive and active. Have moved to Florida but still enjoy reading all the posts here on Fwarailfan and especially about SJVR
by SylvanLakeJohn
Mon Sep 08, 2008 2:21 pm
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: Saint Joseph Valley Railway
Replies: 44
Views: 29612

Re: Saint Joseph Valley Railway

Good Day All,
There is an old adage that good things come to those that wait, and after over 2 years from my initial post, we now have a lively discussion on the Saint Joseph Valley Railway.
Thanks to all and keep the posts coming.
Sylvan Lake John
by SylvanLakeJohn
Sat Aug 30, 2008 10:42 am
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: Saint Joseph Valley Railway
Replies: 44
Views: 29612

Re: Saint Joseph Valley Railway

Fred, It truly is one of the most interesting railroads that serviced Northeastern IN. I think you can find some very good information about it from the books "Ghost Railroads of Indiana" and "Railroads of Indiana". You can also do the Google Map between Mongo and Orland and still see where the road...
by SylvanLakeJohn
Wed Mar 01, 2006 6:12 pm
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: Iron RR Trestle?
Replies: 4
Views: 4145

Mike,
Way back when I was student at WMU in Kalamazoo, I used to roar across that old iron trestle highway bridge on the weekends going to and from school. I dont recall when it was bypassed, but it was a big improvement. Hope that answers your question.
by SylvanLakeJohn
Fri Feb 24, 2006 11:00 am
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: Saint Joseph Valley Railway
Replies: 44
Views: 29612

Saint Joseph Valley Railway

First of all, I would like to thank Greg for doing such a wonderful job with this site. Also I am hoping to initiate another discussion on one of my favorite topics, that wild and wacky railroad called the Saint Joseph Valley Railway. I have one bit of information that I did not know but has been pu...