Tag Archives: Pennsylvania Railroad

Trace of the old Pennsylvania Railroad

A few years ago I took a vacation trip to see some people I knew from my childhood days. I grew up in the small town of Centerville, Indiana, east of Indianapolis along U.S. Highway 40, the old National Road. … Continue reading

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Reminder of old Pennsylvania Railroad

This may be the first time I’ve ever posted something on Local Remnants on Christmas Day. I wish everyone a very Merry Christmas! I’m thankful for those who read my blog and have an interest in local history. I feel … Continue reading

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Culver train depot still used today

A history buff such as myself is sad to see old train stations just torn down. But it is a reality to face. Thankfully, though, some have been remodeled or converted into different uses, such as the train depot in … 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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Former Plymouth train depot still standing

Plymouth, the county seat of Marshall County, could very well be considered a railroad town, at least in the past. At one time, there were three active railroad lines coming through the town. One of those was the Pennsylvania Railroad. … Continue reading

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