Street Running Mystery

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Street Running Mystery

Postby cjberndt » Thu Mar 20, 2014 10:05 pm

It's a crummy photo of a photo, but not difficult to figure out where it was.

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Re: Street Running Mystery

Postby rrnut282 » Fri Mar 21, 2014 10:35 am

I don't recognize the buildings, so I don't think it is along SR1 North of Bluffton.

WAG along State St in the fort.
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Re: Street Running Mystery

Postby cjberndt » Fri Mar 21, 2014 3:24 pm

Mike:

It's north of Ft. Wayne. The track turned out into the street behind the photographer.

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Re: Street Running Mystery

Postby Howard » Fri Mar 21, 2014 7:39 pm

Cowen Street.

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Re: Street Running Mystery

Postby Jim McKay » Fri Mar 21, 2014 8:01 pm

Along Lima Road by the Byron Center?

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Re: Street Running Mystery

Postby cjberndt » Sat Mar 22, 2014 9:33 pm

Yes, looking south from 3rd Ave. in Garrett, with Cowen St. on the right and Interurban St. on the left. I don't think the city posts signs on Interurban St. any longer.

The first maintenance barn was here in the grass boulevard. Indiana Service Corp. abandoned the track north of 3rd Ave. in 1937. South of 3rd Ave., seen above, was abandoned in 1945.

In the last few years before abandonment, ISC stored freight cars on this end of the line.

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