ABANDONED RAILROADS

PENNSYLVANIA RAILROAD

Chicago Division

FORMERLY Pennsylvania Railroad (Pittsburgh Fort Wayne & Chicago Railroad)
(Chicago Division/Fort Wayne Main Line)
CONSTRUCTED 1856-1858
DOUBLE TRACK completed before 1906
ABS installed before 1912
POSITION LIGHT ABS installed 1939
LAST PASSENGER TRAIN: 1980 (Whiting-Clarke Jct.)
ABANDONED 1980 (Whiting-Clarke Jct.)
LAST PASSENGER TRAIN: 1991 (Clarke Jct.-Tolleston)
ABANDONED 1990's (Clarke Jct.-Tolleston)

Segment abandoned between Whiting and Clarke Jct. in favor of paralleling former New York Central line.

Stations/Milepost Locations

Direction is eastward from Whiting to Tolleston
Distance is from Pittsburgh

450.8 Whiting (B&OCT crossing)
450.6 Standard
448.9 Mahoning
448.5 Indiana Harbor Canal (drawbridge)
448.1 Indiana Harbor (IHB crossing)
447.4 Cline Ave.
446.3 Buffington
445.7 Clarke Jct. (B&OCT crossing)
443.8 Clarke
442.9 Gary
441.8 Tolleston (NYC crossing)

Mostly 2 tracks, signaled for normal right hand operation.


CLASSIC TRACK DIAGRAMS

Track diagrams as the line existed in the 1970's.


LOST STATIONS

Known discontinued passenger railroad stations. Includes zoomable Google maps.

INTERLOCKING TOWERS

Past and present towers and interlockings.