Google map 2019
Mitchell, IN
Nathan Miles Photos 2019
MONON Railroad in red

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1: The area of the old Monon depot, showing its rock foundations still in the ground. Looking northeast.

2: Another angle of the Monon depot location, with the B&O depot captured in the background. Looking southeast.

3: The old B&O depot, now a maintenance building for CSX, showing the passenger platform still in place. Looking east toward Cincinnati.

4: A closer view of the trackside wall of the B&O depot. Looking southeast.

5: The west wall of the B&O depot.

6: The south wall of the B&O depot.

7: The diamond between the Monon mainline and the B&O St. Louis to Cincinnati secondary. Looking north toward Chicago.

8: The diamond looking south toward Louisville.

9: The approximate location of the Monon-B&O Union Freight Depot. I could not find a foundation or any other evidence that it was here and had only the VAL plan to go by. Looking east.

10: The B&O end of the interchange track, with what I believe to be a ballast tamperer parked on the spur. Looking east.

11: The interchange track appears to be serviceable from the B&O side up to this point right before the West Main Street crossing. Looking northwest.

12: The apparent reason you can’t get all the way to the Monon side of the interchange track. The West Main Street crossing is right behind me. Looking northwest.

13: The Monon side of the interchange track. Looking north toward Chicago.

14: Taken from the Woodville Road crossing on the north outskirts of Mitchell. Looking north toward Chicago.

15: The Woodville Road crossing on the north outskirts of Mitchell. Looking south toward Louisville.

16: Taken from the Hamilton Boulevard bridge. Looking north toward Chicago.

17: The Hamilton Boulevard bridge. Looking south toward Louisville.

18: Taken from the County Road 850 South crossing. Also shows the remains of the passing siding. Looking north toward Chicago.

19: The County Road 850 South crossing. Also shows the washed-out status of the passing siding. Looking south toward Louisville.














































20: Taken from the West Oak Street crossing. Also shows the decrepit state of the passing siding. Looking north toward Chicago.

21: The West Oak Street crossing. Also shows the location of the switch on the south end of the passing siding. Looking south toward Louisville.

22: The West Warren Street crossing. Looking north toward Chicago.

23: The West Warren Street crossing. Also shows a good look at the Monon end of the interchange track. Looking south toward Louisville.

24: Taken from the West Main Street crossing. Looking north toward Chicago.

25: The West Main Street crossing. Looking south toward Louisville.

26: Taken from the West Frank Street crossing. Looking north toward Chicago.

27: The West Frank Street crossing. Looking south toward Louisville.

28: Taken from the West Grissom Avenue crossing. Looking north toward Chicago.

29: The West Grissom Avenue crossing. Looking south toward Louisville.

30: Taken from the crossing at West Vine Street. Looking north toward Chicago.

31: The West Vine Street crossing. Looking south toward Louisville.

32: Taken from the West Curry Street crossing. Looking north toward Chicago.

33: The West Curry Street crossing. Looking south toward Louisville.

34: Taken from the crossing at State Road 60. Looking north toward Chicago.

35: The State Road 60 crossing. Looking south toward Louisville.

36: Taken from the crossing at Parks Implement Road on the south outskirts of Mitchell. Looking north toward Chicago.

37: The Parks Implement Road crossing on the south outskirts of Mitchell. Looking south toward Louisville.

38: The switch at north end of the passing siding. The Hamilton Boulevard bridge is visible in the distance. Looking north toward Chicago.

39: Finally, a panorama of downtown Mitchell, taken from the intersection of West Main Street and North 8th Street. Looking east.