Monthly Archives: August 2016

Reed’s Station was near Warsaw

I like to look at old maps and sometimes when I do, I notice things that may not be so common. For example, I noticed “Reed’s Station” on a 1914 Kosciusko County Atlas. It was shown in Wayne Township, south … Continue reading

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Follow the poles for interurban route

Quite a few years ago I was told following the path of the former Winona Interurban Railway between Warsaw and Mentone in Kosciusko County essentially consists of following the path of the electric power poles. Sure enough this photo is … Continue reading

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A trace of the Winona Interurban Railway

This week I shift to another interurban railway, this time the Winona Interurban Railway. It stretched from Goshen to Peru before passenger service ceased in 1934 and freight service then continued until 1952. On its route from Warsaw to Mentone … Continue reading

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Another Fort Wayne interurban remnant

Last week my post was about a former electrical substation on the Fort Wayne & Wabash Valley Traction Company line. Near this building on McKinley Avenue in Fort Wayne is a former yard and shop building for the same interurban … Continue reading

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