ABANDONED RAILROADS

NEW YORK CENTRAL

Indiana Division

FORMERLY New York Central Railroad (Cleveland Cincinnati Chicago & St. Louis Railway)
(Indiana Division/Main Line)
CONSTRUCTED 1852 by Lafayette & Indianapolis Railroad
DOUBLE TRACK completed after 1909 (Clarks Hill-Indianapolis)
ABS installed 1930 (Clarks Hill-Indianapolis)/1942 (Altamont-Clarks Hill)
CTC installed 1961 (Clarks Hill-Indianapolis)/second track eliminated
LAST PASSENGER TRAIN: James Whitcomb Riley (Amtrak)/1973
DOWNGRADED 1970's
ABANDONED 1976 (Lebanon-Zionsville)
ABANDONED 1984 (Zionsville-Indianapolis)
ABANDONED 1985 (Altamont-Lebanon)

Stations/Milepost Locations

Direction is eastward from Lafayette to Indianapolis
Distance is from Cincinnati

170.2 Altamont (junction-NKP)
165.9 North Crane
163.3 Rex
161.7 Stockwell
158.2 Clarks Hill (NKP crossing)
153.2 Colfax (PRR crossing)
147.5 Thorntown
143.4 Hazelrigg
138.3 Lebanon (CI crossing)
133.4 Dale
130.6 Whitestown
125.2 Zionsville
123.6 Glenn
120.4 Augusta
122.8 Rock Island
115.2 30th Street
113.1 Brant
110.6 IJ
109.6 Indianapolis

1 track, CTC in use.


CLASSIC TRACK DIAGRAMS

Track diagram as main line segments existed until the 1970's, when through passenger trains still operated between Cincinnati and Kankakee and Chicago.


LOST STATIONS

Known discontinued passenger railroad stations. Includes zoomable Google maps.

INTERLOCKING TOWERS

Past and present towers and interlockings.