Buck Lake Ranch Railroad

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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Buck Lake Ranch Railroad

Post by cjberndt » Sun Jan 13, 2019 10:04 am

I didn't know that the Cypress Gulch Railroad operated at Buck Lake Ranch. Was it 2' gauge? Those are mighty big hills for Steuben Co.

Anyone know the history?

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Re: Buck Lake Ranch Railroad

Post by hibbard » Sun Jan 13, 2019 1:42 pm

To me it looks like the cars are lettered "National Park Railway". I didn't know Buck Lake Ranch had a railroad either.

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Re: Buck Lake Ranch Railroad

Post by Steve Bryan » Mon Jan 14, 2019 3:54 pm

Our family went there a few times c. 1960 and I remember seeing tracks but no trains. I'm not sure if it was operating at the time.

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