INDIANA'S INTERLOCKINGS

GRAND TRUNK WESTERN

South Bend Subdivision

Now owned by CN.

Basically a double track line with single direction ABS. CTC was completed in the early 2000's, but dispatcher control of several interlockings was adopted earlier.


GT CROSSING (Munster)
Tower listed with Monon

MAYNARD (Munster)
Tower listed with Pennsylvania Railroad

HAYS
Tower listed with New York Central

GRIFFITH
Tower listed with Elgin Joliet & Eastern

SEDLEY
Mechanical interlocking installed 1902
Closed 1933, replaced with CTC installation at Valparaiso station

West end of single track segment.

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FORT WAYNE CROSSING (Valparaiso)
Mechanical interlocking installed 1900
Closed 1975, remotely controlled by CTC dispatcher

Crossing with Norfolk Southern former Nickel Plate main line, and Chicago Fort Wayne & Eastern (former Pennsylvania Railroad).

HASKELL
Tower listed with Monon

WELLSBORO
Tower listed with Baltimore & Ohio

STILLWELL
Interlocking installed 1911
Closed early 1970's, remotely controlled by CTC dispatcher

Crossing with Nickel Plate Indianapolis Division.

VANDALIA JCT.
Mechanical interlocking installed before 1906
Closed 1970's

Former crossing of Grand Trunk Western main line and paralleling New York Central Kankakee Branch, abandoned 1982, with New Jersey Indiana & Illinois Railroad, affiliated with and connecting with Wabash Gary District, abandoned 1999.

OLIVERS (South Bend)
Mechanical interlocking installed before 1906
Closed 1930
Electric interlocking installed 1946
Closed late 1960's

Former crossing of Grand Trunk Western main line and paralleling New York Central Kankakee Branch, abandoned 1982, with New York Central South Bend Branch, abandoned 1980.

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SOUTH BEND
Tower listed with New York Central

GRANGER
Mechanical interlocking installed around 1910

Former crossing of New York Central Marion District, abandoned 1942.


EARLY CTC INSTALLATIONS

Sedley-Valparaiso
Installed 1933, control machine at Valparaiso station

CTC on single track segment on what otherwise was a double track line.