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Bridge abutments for former railroad

In the spring of 2015, I took a trip to Marshall County with a few friends to trace the route of the former Vandalia Railroad, also known as the Eel River Railroad. We also ventured into neighboring Fulton County and … Continue reading

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Trail follows old railroad line in South Whitley

The Butler Branch, better known as the Eel River Railroad, connected Logansport and Butler in the state of Indiana. It roughly followed the route of the Eel River between the two towns. In 1901, the mighty Pennsylvania Railroad acquired the … Continue reading

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