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CHAPTER 12

Indiana Service Corporation ~ 1/15/1920 to 1/15/1941 (freight until 1945)

Bondholders Protective Association ~ 12/21/1919 to 4/28/1920 (properties transferred to ISC)

Ft. Wayne & Northern Indiana Traction Co. ~ 2/25/1911 to 12/29/1919 (receiver's sale)

Ft. Wayne & Wabash Valley Traction Co. ~ 2/17/1904 to 2/25/1911 (reorganized & refinanced)

and

Ft. Wayne & Northwestern Railway Co. ~ 4/12/1913 to 10/1/1924 (sold to ISC)

Toledo & Chicago Interurban Railway ~ 3/26/1903 to 4/12/1913 (foreclosure sale)

and

Ft. Wayne & Southwestern Traction Co. ~ 1/4/1901 to 10/28/1904 (sold to FW&WVT)

Section 1:

Car #354 - at Ill. Ry. Mus., Union, IL - ex-Ft. Wayne & Wabash Valley Traction Co. #504, being restored, named Talisman

Car #375 - at Scottsburg, Scott Co. - originally ISC, rebuilt as RPO car on IRR, sold in 1941 to CSS&SB, rebuilt into express trailer & renumbered 503, given & moved 12/96 to Scottsburg for interpretive center

Car #376 - at Michigan City, LaPorte Co. - originally ISC, rebuilt as RPO car on IRR, sold in 1941 to CSS&SB, rebuilt into line car & renumbered 1100

Car #377 - at Ill. Ry. Mus., Union, IL - originally ISC, rebuilt as RPO car on IRR, sold in 1941 to CSS&SB, rebuilt into express trailer & renumbered 504

Section 2  Within Ft. Wayne:

Freight Depot (1st) w/2-story office section (9), Ft. Wayne, Allen Co. - 222 Pearl St., W of Harrison St. - built ca. 1904-1918, business

Underpass (filled in) under CR/NYC/Ft. Wayne & Jackson RR, Ft. Wayne, Allen Co. - W side of Clinton St., S of Jacobs Ave.

Pole Line, Ft. Wayne, Allen Co. - on old feeder canal bank from underpass E to Wells St.

Spy Run Shops (3 buildings), Ft. Wayne, Allen Co. - W side of Spy Run Ave., S of State Blvd., N of Elizabeth St., bldg. #1 built 1923, bldg. #2 & #3 built 1925, business

Bridge, Ft. Wayne, Allen Co. - over Spy Run Creek, behind former Spy Run Shops

Bridge Abutment, Ft. Wayne, Allen Co. - N side of State Blvd., E of Wells St.

Bridge, Ft. Wayne, Allen Co. - over Spy Run Creek, E of Wells St., N of State Blvd., behind Roethele Lumber

McKinley Ave. Substation, Ft. Wayne, Allen Co. - NW corner of McKinley Ave. & Covington Rd., part of modern substation {PHOTOS}

McKinley Yard & Shop Building, Ft. Wayne, Allen Co. - W side of McKinley Ave., N of substation between 24th Ave. & 25th Ave., added onto, business {PHOTO}

Right-of-Way, Ft. Wayne, Allen Co. - W of Bluffton Rd., S of Sand Point Rd., behind skating rink

Interurban Dr., Ft. Wayne, Allen Co. - W of Bluffton Rd., between Baer Field Thruway and Lower Huntington Rd.

Electric Ave., Ft. Wayne, Allen Co. - SW of Downtown

Section 3  Ft. Wayne to Bluffton:

Depot/Substation (14), Yoder, Allen Co. - S side of Yoder Rd., built ca. 1907 by Ft. Wayne, Bluffton and Marion Traction Co.

Right-of-Way, Wells Co. - marked by pole line on E side of NS track between Waynedale and Kingsland

Right-of-Way, Kingsland, Wells Co. - crosses US-224 then angles SE to cross to E side of IN-1 following it to Bluffton, some bridges between Kingsland and Bluffton

Bridge Abutments, S of Kingsland, Wells Co. - 1.2 mi. S of US-224, E side of IN-1

Waiting Shelter (289), from Kingsland, Wells Co. - farm (Norman Dailey) at 6690N 450E, moved ca. 1941, probably built by Ft. Wayne and Wabash Valley Traction Co., storage

Waiting Shelter (290), from Eagleville/1 mi. N of Kingsland, Wells Co. - farm (Norman Dailey) at 6690N 450E, moved ca. 1941, probably built by Ft. Wayne and Wabash Valley Traction Co., storage

Section 4  Bluffton to Marion:

Carbarn, Bluffton, Wells Co. - W edge of town, W end of W. Washington St., S of IN-124, county highway garage

Concrete Culvert, W of Liberty Center, Wells Co. - N side of 300S, 0.6 mi. W of 400W  (Removed in 2005 due to a drainage improvement project.)

Depot, Warren, Huntington Co. - 202 N. Main St. at 2nd St.

Bridge Abutments & Piers, Warren, Huntington Co. - at Salamonie River crossing, E of IN-218

Concrete Culvert, SW of Warren, Huntington Co. - 0.1 mile S of IN-218, E side of Milo Rd.

Concrete Culvert, SW of Warren, Huntington Co. - E side of Milo Rd at 1175S

Right-of-Way & Pole Line, Huntington Co. & Grant Co. - from Warren to Van Buren

Bridge Abutments & Piers, Marion, Grant Co. - in Mississinewa River on E side of town, between EB (4th St.) & WB (3rd St.) lanes of IN-18 [N 40 33.48 by W 85 38.77 ] {PHOTO}

Section 5  Ft. Wayne to Garrett, Kendallville & Waterloo:

Pole Line & Right-of-Way, E of Huntertown, Allen Co. - E & W of IN-3, S of Shoaff Rd.

Bridge Abutments, NE of Huntertown, Allen Co. - 100 yds. E of IN-3, S of Shoaff Rd.

Concrete Waiting Shelter, NE of Huntertown, Allen Co. - 1.0 mi. E of IN-3 at "Stoners", N side of Shoaff Rd., E of West Rd, W of Kell Rd. {PHOTO} Removed by County Highway Dept in the fall 2009.  

Bridge, NE of Huntertown, just into Dekalb Co., N of Dekalb CR7A and W of CR9a over Black Creek  ( Not new but corrected)

Bridge, N of CR-64, W of CR-327, entrance into Indian Springs Campground, rails still in deck  ( Not new but corrected)

Right-of-Way, Bridges & Pole Line, Dekalb Co. - along IN-327 N of CO-9A and then curving to W along county roads

Concrete Bumper Block & Rail, S of Butler Center, Dekalb Co. - at "Endsley Station", E side of IN-327, N of CO-64, used as fence corner posts

Right-of-Way, Cedar to Garrett, Dekalb Co. - crosses CO-11 at Butler Center, S of old Vandalia RR interchange at IN-205 & CO-11, follows E side of King St. on S side of Garrett

Right-of-Way & Pole Line, Garrett, Dekalb Co. - curves S from county road on E side of town

Freight Shed, Garrett, Dekalb Co. - west of Cowen on King St., part of station #2 in Garrett

Station #3, Garrett, Dekalb Co. - house at 104 Cowen St.

Depot/Substation (44), Auburn, Dekalb Co. - SE of courthouse at NE corner of 12th St. & Cedar St., built ca. 1907-1913 by either Toledo & Chicago Interurban Railway or Ft. Wayne and Northwestern Railway Co., storage {PHOTOS}

Depot, Auburn, DeKalb Co. NW corner of 7th St. & Cedar St. used before depot/substation (listed above) was built, Knights of Pythius building. {PHOTO}

Tie Pattern, Waterloo, Dekalb Co. - visible in Pine St., N of Maple St., S of Amtrak waiting shelter

Bridge & Right-of-Way, W of Garrett, Dekalb Co. - over creek and under CSX/B&O, N of CO-48, E of CO-3

Right-of-Way & Pole Line, Avilla, Noble Co. - follows old B&O grade into town from E, 1/4 mile S of IN-8 and turns N following E side of old GR&I grade.

Section 6  Ft. Wayne to Huntington, Wabash, Peru, Logansport & Lafayette:

Right-of-Way, Ft. Wayne, Allen Co. - on canal bank S of Taylor St., passes behind Ft. Wayne Country Club, on S side of US-24 to W. Hamilton Rd.

Bridge Abutments, W of Ft. Wayne, Allen Co. - at Aboite Creek near US-24 & W. Hamilton Rd.

Storefront Depot, Huntington, Huntington Co. - 33 W Market St, business

Bridge Abutments, Huntington, Huntington Co. - over Clear Creek in park on W side of town

Arch Bridge, W of Huntington, Huntington Co. - over Silver Creek about 3.0 mi. W of IN-37

Concrete Culvert, N of Andrews, Huntington Co. - E side of IN-105, N of Wabash River

Right-of-Way & Pole Line, Huntington Co. & Wabash Co. - S of US-24 on canal bank from Huntington to Lagro

Right-of-Way & Pole Line, Wabash Co. - along Lagro-Wabash Rd. from Lagro to Wabash

Depot/Substation (273), Lagro, Wabash Co. - SE corner Basin & Davis, built ca. 1904 by Ft. Wayne and Wabash Valley Traction Co. - The Family Pantry and Lagro Bait and Tackle

Substation, Peru, Miami Co. -on Old Stone road 1.5 mi W of US-31, S of US-24, on Wabash & Erie Canal bank  {PHOTO}

Substation, Lewisburg, Cass Co. - E of town  Could not be found on May 1, 2005 - possibly lost to construction of new US-24

Bridge Abutments, E of Logansport, Cass Co. - at crossing of NS/Wabash track, overpass was shared with Union Traction  {PHOTO}

Part of Carbarn, Logansport, Cass Co. - in an area north of Erie, south of Jefferson and west of 19th Street (could not be found May 1, 2005)

Bridge Abutment, SW of Burrows, Carroll Co. - SE side of IN-25, SW of 100W

Bridge Abutments, NE of Delphi, Carroll Co. - SW of 500N

Underpass, Delphi, Carroll Co. - Approximately 250' east of Old Main Street on the old Monon railroad right-of-way.

Depot, Delphi, Carroll Co. - SE corner of US-421/IN-39/S. Washington St. & Water St., 2 blocks SE of IN-25, N side of Deer Creek - truck service  {PHOTO}

Bridge Abutments and Pier, Delphi, Carroll Co. - .6 mi. S of junction if IN-25 and US-421/IN-18 on east side of road at Deer Creek - one complete pier still standing, others broken and in water.  {PHOTO}

Bridge Abutment, Colburn, Tippecanoe Co. - at Sugar Creek, E side of 1000E between 600N & 700N

Bridge Abutment, Lafayette, Tippecanoe Co. - E side of 200N, S of IN-25

Bridge Abutments & Piers, Lafayette, Tippecanoe Co. - W of I-65, S of IN-25 at Wildcat Creek

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