Monthly Archives: March 2015

Dirt road near Leesburg connected to the past

Why would there be a dirt road surrounded by paved roads? Probably because the road today is only about a mile long, though it is connected to the past in Kosciusko County. County Road 100 West, near Leesburg, today runs … Continue reading

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Railroad whistle marker near Syracuse

Originally posted on localremnants:
While driving on a county road between Milford and Syracuse in Kosciusko County one day, I happened to notice this concrete railroad whistle marker not far off the road. I know it is one of the…

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Railroad whistle marker near Syracuse

While driving on a county road between Milford and Syracuse in Kosciusko County one day, I happened to notice this concrete railroad whistle marker not far off the road. I know it is one of the older types of whistle … Continue reading

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Former Erie train depot in Akron

A train station was sort of the equivalent of today’s social media or chat room. People congregated at a train depot to not only board a train or meet someone departing a train, but to also find out some of … Continue reading

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Abandoned road bridge in rural Fulton County

Since I’ve been looking for historical remnants in a few county area of northern Indiana, so far I’ve seen several remnants of abandoned railroad lines. But an abandoned road bridge is a different story, with the exception of Fulton County. … Continue reading

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Private driveway was once a county road

If you see a long driveway, particularly a gravel one, in a rural area sometimes it can be a clue it was once a road. Such is the case here in Turkey Creek Township of Kosciusko County. What is now … Continue reading

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