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Historical Railroad Maps & Files

The Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum is pleased to share with you a number of historical railroad maps and files. These maps and files show the history of railroading in North Judson and other areas across Indiana in PDF form. You will need Adobe Reader or a similar PDF program in order to view these files.

Plat Map of North Judson, Indiana

Shows all of the various railroads in North Judson and their track arrangements.

NYC Map of the Kankakee Belt Route

A map from the New York Central showing the town and cities along the Kankakee Belt Route between South Bend, Indiana and Streater, Illinois.

3I Timetable

Timetable pages from 1898 showing the trains and a map of the Indiana, Illinois & Iowa Railroad.

C&O Map of LaCrosse, Indiana

A Chesapeake & Ohio map showing the arrangement of tracks in LaCrosse, Indiana. Also shows the Pere Marquette, Chicago, Attica & Southern, Monon and Pennsylvania railroads in town.

Erie Lackawanna Marion Division Station List

List of stations along the Erie Lackawanna on the Marion Division from Marion, Ohio, to Hammond, Indiana. Also shows stations from Hammond to Dearborn Station in Chicago and interchange points in Chicago.

The Original Fan-Tour via Pennsylvania Railroad

Photo taken on April 16, 1939 showing an excursion that took place on the Pennsylvania Railroad. The fan trip ran from Chicago to Logansport, Indiana, over the Panhandle Route, then up the Butler branch to Columbia City, Indiana. Then it ran over the PRR's Pittsburgh mainline to Fort Wayne before returning to Chicago. The photo shows the train stopped at Liberty Mills, Indiana. Here's a run-down of the trip, which interestingly shows the population of North Judson at 1,535 people. A 2007 estimate pegs the local population at 1,657.

C&O Employee Timetable (Chicago-Cincinnati Division)

A partial Chesapeake & Ohio employee timetable from 1966 showing the Chicago to Cincinnati portion of the railroad. Shows the timetable pages from the Cincinatti, Cheviot, Miami, and Wabash Subdivisions. Also has a map of the C&O route from Cincinanati to Chicago.

PRR Southland/South Wind Schedule and Map

Brochure showing the schedule of the Pennsylvania Railroad's Southland and South Wind passenger trains between Chicago, Indianapolis and Florida. There's also a map showing the railroad stations in Chicago.

C&O of Indiana Valuation Map

A Chesapeake & Ohio of Indiana valuation map showing the route in Indiana and the various construction dates along the line.

Cincinnati, Richmond & Muncie Railroad Timetable

Employee timetable pages from 1902 showing the Cincinnati, Richmond and Muncie Railroad between Cincinnati and North Judson. The CR&M was a predecessor of the C&O of Indiana. The cover shows that the line offered "Fine Equipment, Good Service, Low Rates".

North Judson Interlocking Plans

A Pennsylvania Railroad interlocking diagram showing the PRR along with the New York Central, Erie and Chesapeake & Ohio lines in North Judson.

PRR North Judson Depot

Shows the Pennsylvania Railroad's North Judson depot and the history of the route through town.

Big Boy Not the Biggest

Article from the April 1980 issue of the NMRA Bulletin. Shows a number of large steam locomotives including the PRR Duplex locomotives, the C&O's 2-6-6-6 Allegheny and others.