ABANDONED RAILROADS

ERIE RAILROAD

Marion Division/First Subdivision

FORMERLY Erie Railroad/Erie Lackawanna Railroad
CONSTRUCTED 1883 by Chicago & Atlantic Railway
DOUBLE TRACK constructed before 1912
ABS installed before 1912
LAST PASSENGER TRAIN: Lake Cities/1970
ABANDONED 1980

Line was not included as part of Conrail with its formation in 1976, with traffic shifted to former Penn Central lines. A succession of short line operators attempted to preserve service on the line, but these attempts failed and the line was basically abandoned.

Stations/Milepost Locations

Direction is eastward from Huntington to Marion
Distance is from Marion

126.6 Huntington (Wabash crossing)
117.8 Markle
112.6 Uniondale
109.3 Kingsland (NKP crossing)
105.8 Tocsin
100.8 Preble
96.3 DA Tower (PRR crossing)
96.0 Decatur
87.9 Wren
83.8 Glenmore
79.3 Ohio City (NKP crossing)
71.8 Elgin
64.8 Spencerville
52.0 Lima (B&O crossing)
51.0 SJ Tower (DT&I crossing)
42.3 Harrods
38.1 Alger
34.9 McGuffy
32.3 Foraker
25.0 Kenton (NYC crossing)
24.2 KN Tower (NYC crossing)
17.3 Hepburn
10.7 Decliff
0.0 Marion

2 tracks, signaled for normal right hand operation.


CLASSIC TRACK DIAGRAMS

Track diagram as the line existed in the 1960's, when the line was still mostly a double track main line.


LOST STATIONS (INDIANA)

Known discontinued passenger railroad stations. Includes zoomable Google maps.

INTERLOCKING TOWERS (INDIANA)

Past and present towers and interlockings.