Relocated train depot in Etna Green

Etna Green is a small Kosciusko County town west of Warsaw along both Old US 30 and US 30. It was once a stop on the mighty Pennsylvania Railroad and there was a depot in town. The railroad first came through Etna Green in the late 1850s or early 1860s. That depot was eventually replaced. The one built in 1914 still stands today. It was relocated at some point to just off North Street. Passenger service for the railroad probably stopped by the 1950s or so, though the depot may not have been relocated till much later. It has been beautifully restored, though. I had a chance to stop by and take a look inside last summer. The man who owns it happened to be there doing some work on it at the time and was kind enough to give me a “tour” of the building. It for sure has the look and feel of so many depots built in this era. A functional building serving the needs of the railroad line. The railroad line is still used today by a smaller company, though it is not as active as it was in its heyday.

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Former train station in Etna Green, Kosciusko County.

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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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