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Electric railroads of Indiana

Jerry Marlette

Electric railroads of Indiana

by Jerry Marlette

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Published by Council for Local History in Indianapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Electric railroads -- Indiana -- History.,
  • Street-railroads -- Indiana -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJerry Marlette.
    ContributionsDoherty, James Allen, donor., Van Tassel, John E., former owner.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination158 p. :
    Number of Pages158
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18885897M
    LC Control Number60000392

    Southern Indiana Model Railroad Association, Seymour, IN. 1, likes 3 talking about this. The Southern Indiana Model Railroad Association meets in Followers: K. book Electric Railways of Indiana, Part II by F.J. Misek — not in English Common Knowledge: book Electric Railways Of Michigan (CERA Bulletin ) by Central Electric Railfans' Association — not in English Common Knowledge: book Electric Railways Of Indiana, Part III (Bulletin ) by Joseph M. Canfield — not in English.

    One of the most intriguing yet neglected pieces of American transportation history, electric interurban railroads were designed to assist shoppers, salesmen, farmers, commuters, and pleasure-seekers alike with short distance travel. At a time when most roads were unpaved and horse and buggy travel were costly and difficult, these streetcar-like electric cars were . A service panel requires a working clearance that’s 30 in. wide, 3 ft. deep and 6 ft. 8 in. high in the national electric code. Here’s a good rule of thumb: If you can’t park a refrigerator in front of the panel, you don’t have enough working space. These clearances are designed to protect the person working on the panel. It’s Author: The Family Handyman.

    One of the most intriguing yet neglected pieces of American transportation history, electric interurban railroads were designed to assist shoppers, salesmen, farmers, commuters, and pleasure-seekers alike with short distance travel. At a time when. Until the 's, the Northern Indiana Railway operated an extensive interurban railway system radiating from South Bend. Extensive coverage is given to local city car line operations as well. Not overlooked are the political and economic forces that dictated the ultimate substitution of rubber-tired Rating: % positive.


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Electric railroads of Indiana by Jerry Marlette Download PDF EPUB FB2

History of the electric street railways that once covered Indiana, illustrated throughout with black and white photos. The book has general chapters on the rise and decline of the entire industry, chronological history, information on rolling stock and structures, operational statistics, as well as short case histories of particular roads at their : Jerry Marlette.

Electric railroads of Indiana. Indianapolis: Hoosier Heritage Press, Book: All Authors / Contributors: Jerry Marlette. Find more information about: OCLC Number: Notes: Two folded plates in pocket. # Electric railroads--Indiana. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Marlette, Jerry.

Electric railroads of Indiana book railroads of Indiana. Indianapolis: Council for Local History, (OCoLC) Northern Indiana Railways (Bulletin / Electric Railway Historical Society 6) by Bradley, George K and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Electric Railroads of Indiana Paperback – January 1, by Marlette Jerry (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating.

See all 2 formats and editions Hide other 5/5(1). Interurban Railway Materials. Books and Printed Materials. Bradley, George K The northern Indiana railways. Chicago, Ip no. 26 [Pamphlet] Brown, Robert A. Electric railroads in Sullivan County, Indiana, ?.

I Be. Chicago South Shore and South Bend Railroad: First and fastest. Chicago, Ip no. 7 [Pamphlet]. The Indiana Railroad (IR) was the last of the typical Midwestern United States interurban lines.

It was formed in by combining the operations of the five major interurban systems in central Indiana into one entity. The predecessor companies came under the control of Midland Utilities, owned by Samuel was Insull's plan to transform the Indiana interurban network into a Headquarters: Indianapolis, Indiana.

H. Roger Grant is Kathryn and Calhoun Lemon Professor of History at Clemson University. He is author of more than 30 books, including Railroaders without Borders: A History of the Railroad Development Corporation (IUP, ), The Louisville, Cincinnati & Charleston Rail Road: Dreams of Linking North and South (IUP, ), and Railroads and the American.

The Indiana Railroad was in effect the last great hope of electric railroads in Indiana. Init began to combine the still running operations from Union Traction,Indiana Service Corporation, Northern Indiana Power Co, Public Service Company of Indiana (running the previous Interstate Public Service Company), the Terre Haute Indianapolis and Eastern, a short stint running the.

* Indiana's first railroad put into service was the Madison, Indianapolis & Lafayette, chartered in to link its namesake cities. Funding proved difficult but in a short mile segment, from Madison to Queensville, had finally been completed, thanks, in part, to state intervention.

Indiana Rail Road SD's # and # along with GP # have westbound freight SAHW at Switz City, Indiana on Aug Doug Kroll photo. Inhowever, things changed as the railroad saw massive growth of new lines, albeit much of the territory is actually trackage rigths.

The original S-1 of It started off as # and went through several renumberings, the last of which was # The S-Motors were followed by the more powerfull T-Motors. Picture at right was taken in Colonie, New York while the Motor was headed for the American Museum of Electricity This locomotive.

Electric Interurbans and the American People. In this Book. One of the most intriguing yet neglected pieces of American transportation history, electric interurban railroads were designed to assist shoppers, salesmen, farmers, commuters, and pleasure-seekers alike with short distance travel.

At a time when most roads were unpaved and horse Author: H. Roger Grant, Norm Carlson. This site was designed to be a free historical reference "E-Book" of the abandoned Indiana railroads. The historical information provided on this site only hits the high spots, but I was hoping the site would provide enough information (and sources) that you could find a good book to buy if you wanted to learn more about a particular line.

Pituresque spot on the Evansville and Eastern Electric Railway The railroad extended a distance of 21 miles (34 km) from Newburgh, Indiana, which had a population of about people, to Rockport, having about inhabitants, with a 3 miles ( km) spur north to Richland, arters: Evansville, Indiana. I grew up in Anderson, Indiana, which played a special role in the development of America’s original high speed all-electric railroads, the interurbans.

Here is a quick look at that story, which reflects one man’s obsession with a new technology, perhaps with lessons for us today. By the s, inventors including Thomas Edison were working [ ].

Indiana railroads collection L - Page 4 - Historical Note The history of Indiana railroads goes back to the early 's when the state legislature chartered 8 possible railroad lines to connect the state with its neighbors.

Inthe state funded, 15 mile line from North Madison to Graham's Ford began running. Indiana Department of Transportation: Indiana Railroad Map Association of American Railroads: Railroads in Indiana Richard S. Simons and Francis Haywood Parker, Railroads of Indiana, Indiana University Press,ISBN Account Options.

Sign in; Open full screen to view more. Indiana University Press Office of Scholarly Publishing Herman B Wells Library E. 10th St. Bloomington, IN [email protected] Less than a years ago, before the existance of paved roads, most of the communities in Indiana were connected together by a network of Electric Railways.

Though these cars ran on rails, people didn't call them trains. They were owned and operated by Traction Companies. People called them Interurbans Union Traction Co. of Indiana (UTC).Category:Rail transportation in Indiana. Jump to navigation Jump to search Electric railways in Indiana‎ (1 C, 3 P) I Rail infrastructure in Indiana‎ (4 C, 20 P) M Railroad museums in Indiana‎ (7 P) N Narrow gauge railroads in Indiana‎ (5 P) P.Offered is a spiral bound book titled "Electric Railroads of Indiana" by Jerry Marlette.

Published by the Council for Local History, Indianapolis. Oversized in illustrated glossy softcovers, pp. with bibliography. Large folding map in pocket inside rear cover.

Illustrated throughout with vintage photos, diagrams of the cars, Rating: % positive.