Road in Milford Junction cut off by SR 15

Milford Junction is a very small unincorporated community just north of Milford in Kosciusko County. As its name implies, it was once a railroad junction and there was a depot near the junction. Both railroad lines are still active today, though the depot was removed a long time ago. Shown in the photo is North Street. The photo was taken facing west. The road dead-ends now, but before State Road 15 was built it would have made a connection with what is now County Road 1350 North. This is verified by looking at the 1914 Kosciusko County Atlas. When SR 15 was built, it caused the road to obviously be broken up. The state road was built in the early 1930s. Then in the 1950s the county came up with a numbering system for county roads and 1350 North was designated. North Street is now just a small cross road used by the people living at Milford Junction. But in the past it would have served as an important east-west through road for travelers in Kosciusko County.

North Street in Milford Junction was once a through road.

North Street in Milford Junction was once a through road.

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About historynut11

My name is Tim Ashley and I am a newspaper editor/reporter/photographer in Milford, Indiana, and live in nearby Goshen, Indiana. A deeply held and sincere passion of mine is history and learning from the past. I enjoy a wide variety of history topics, but particularly local history, noted American highways (Lincoln Highway and Route 66), railroad history and the Civil War. I believe we can learn much from the past and that past shapes who we are today. I also enjoy visiting museums and historical sites, as well as taking photos of remnants from the past still standing.
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