Indiana Railroad Lines by Graydon M. Meints

Indiana Railroad Lines

byGraydon M. Meints

Paperback | September 9, 2011

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Railroads have played a major role in transportation, logistics and development in the state of Indiana. A perfect resource for railroad enthusiasts or students of Indiana history, Indiana Railroad Lines provides a comprehensive and detailed account of the railroad companies that operated in the state between 1838 and 1999 and the counties and towns they served. This volume provides the dates of the contraction, purchase, sale, lease and abandonment of the various railroad lines and is complete with charts and maps that provide information on the development and decline of railroads in the state.

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Graydon M. Meints is a former station agent, towerman, and telegraph operator on the New York Central Railroad. He is author of three other books about the history of railroads in the Midwest.
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Title:Indiana Railroad LinesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:414 pages, 9 × 6 × 1.1 inPublished:September 9, 2011Publisher:Indiana University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0253223598

ISBN - 13:9780253223593

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Table of Contents

1. Index of all railroad and interurban companies
2. Directory of named places on railroads
3. Directory of railroads and interurbans by county
4. Company listing of railroad lines of track
5. Company listing of interurban lines of track
6. Table of railroad mileage, 1836-1999 and interurban mileage, 1890-1959
Appendix 1. Key to data in chapters 4 and 5
Appendix 2. Definition of "main track" mileage
Bibliography and essay

Editorial Reviews

"This is definitely a book for railroad aficionados, and anyone interested in the history and documentation of railroads in the US, and especially in the state of Indiana." -Reference Reviews