Monthly Archives: December 2015

Interurban never materialized near Syracuse

Electric interurban railways have been featured before in Local Remnants. Most of them, however, have been actual railways that existed. This week is a little different. Shown is part of the route of a proposed electric interurban railway that never … Continue reading

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Fort Wayne Street was higher ground

Last year I read an interesting article about the names of the streets in Warsaw. It was written by Dan Coplen for the Thaddeus, a publication of the Kosciusko County Historical Society. One of the streets Coplen wrote about was … Continue reading

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Former stagecoach stop near Goshen

When thinking of transportation history for Elkhart County, often the railroad comes to mind first and rightly so. It came on the scene in the 1850s and has a long history locally. But there was a form of transportation before … Continue reading

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Goshen Millrace Canal has long history

Today more people will likely be familiar with it because of a trail system. But the Goshen Millrace Canal has a very long history locally and was once an important piece of the local economic picture. Harnessing the power of … Continue reading

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