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Roger Hensley's |
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A drawing of the Anderson Big Four Station in 1945.
In 2002, I went to Avon and took photos. With the Rumors of its closure, I thought I'd put them here for you.
I was just looking over my Traction Pages, they are really good!
- The Latest -
in Big Four Memories - The 30s and 40s
1936 - Gas-Electric
UP 1996, a SD70ACe - Engine Fire
WM 7471 an SD40 - Track Equipment - FURX GP38-2 number 5560
RRMC General Orders
- I'm always looking for photos - click for more -
- Excerpts from 1901 Maps -
For memories of railroading, visit the Memory Pages
- General Notices -
Scanner Frequencies, CSX Dispatcher changes, CSX TCS Upgrade and an in depth look at Bee Line Signalling. - click for more -
From circus trains and Loram rail Grinders to the FRA T-2000 and High and Wides and the Indiana State Police making a crossing safety video in addition to all of the regular traffic, past and present, visit... Now with The Caboose Page!!
...the Photo Album Pages
...the Photo Album Page 2 (1974 to date)
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On August 22, 1998, CSX and NS exercised their options and took control of Conrail.
On June 1, 1999, they began operating their portions. See the Breakup Of Conrail.
At the end of 1999, the Anderson Herald Bulletin poled it's readership to determine the top 50 People of the Century. Number 6 on the list was Charles L. Henry who coined the word interurban. He was the driving force behind the Union Traction Company which later became a part of the Indiana Railroad moving people, packages and freight over much of Indiana with traction lines. The system was dissolved in 1941, a victim of the automobile and the bus.
Also included in the top 50 was Ike Duffey who owned and operated the packing plant that became Emge Packing Co., owned the semi-pro Anderson Packers basketball team and saved the Central Indiana Railway Co. from extinction.
- Selected Slides from the County...
- BNSF 4725 - BNSF 727 - CI_CIW - CR 4131 - CR 64514/64721 - CR 80091 - Critter -
- ICRK - NKP/NW at Alexandria - NS-CR Connector - PRR 2 - Sperry Rail Car -
- Conrail Sunset - Track Work -
People remember the railroads of Madison County in the Memory Pages
- Madison County, Alexandria, Anderson, Chesterfield, Elwood, Lapel -
1901 Maps Page - Anderson
Operation Lifesaver Inc.
...is a nationwide, non-profit public information program dedicated to reducing collisions, injuries and fatalities at highway-rail crossings and on railroad rights-of-way. It's web site offers news reports, educational materials, statistics, safety tips, upcoming events, and information on how to get involved.