Toledo & Chicago Interurban Presentation

Find an old ROW or want to know what the name of that one tower along the EL was? Post any historical questions or comments here. Open to any era from around the Ft Wayne area. Interurbans welcome!

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Toledo & Chicago Interurban Presentation

Post by cjberndt » Sun May 27, 2018 8:34 pm

I will make the T&C presentation at Auburn's temporary Eckhart Library:

June 9, 2:00 p.m.
1029 W. 7th St., Auburn.


The attached photo was taken on today's CR-327 south of Garrett, north of CR-64 (the Indian Springs Campground Rd.). We are looking south. On the right near the mailbox is a hump in the grass that is the foundation for the Ensley Stop shelter. The Ensley's were affluent and operated a big dairy farm on the site. They had a side track for loading milk.

The concrete block at left appears to be a side track stop block. There is no reason for it to be there. There was no side track on the east side of CR-327 in this location, and it's too low for anything else. A mystery.

CR327 stop block & Ensley stop 05-17-18 ppt.jpg

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