Google map 2020
Lafayette Junction
Lafayette, IN
Nathan Miles Photos 2020
MONON Railroad in red

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Descriptions are to the right.








1 - The approximate location of the MON-NYC/NKP diamond. I'm not entirely sure, since it seems that the original grading was destroyed during the relocation. Looking north toward Chicago.

2 - The MON-NYC/NKP diamond location. I'm confident that I got fairly close, but take these two shots with a grain of salt. Looking south toward Louisville.

3 - The north switch of the passing siding. The siding is now used as a glorified yard track for storing cars going in or out of the nearby Cargill facility. Looking south toward Louisville.

4 - The south switch of the passing siding. Note the line of hopper cars in the background. Looking north toward Chicago.

5 - Signal 122.4 dutifully guards the south switch of the passing siding. Looking north toward Chicago.

6 - On my travels, I have taken many pictures of telegraph poles, and seen many more that went unphotographed. However, I haven't ever seen one that still has functional wires on it.

7 - An overview of the Cargill plant, taken from the main line just in front of the north switch.

8 - The spur to the Cargill plant, still very much in use. Looking north toward Chicago.

9 - The Cargill spur has to cross Wabash Avenue to get from the mainline to the plant. Looking toward the mainline.

10 - The Cargill spur's Wabash Avenue crossing. Looking toward Cargill.

11 - Taken from the Old US Highway 231 overpass. The ditch the track ran through has been completely backfilled. Looking north toward Chicago.

12 - The Old US Highway 231 overpass. Looking south toward Louisville.

13 - The only remaining piece of the Old US Highway 231 (AKA Fourth Street) overpass is this bit of railing on what would be the northwest corner of the overpass.

14 - Taken from the South Third Street crossing. Looking north toward Chicago.

15 - The South Third Street crossing. The track ran immediately parallel to the fence where the cars are. Looking south toward Louisville.

16 - Taken from the Smith Street crossing. Looking north toward Chicago.

17 - The Smith Street crossing. This is a housing division now. Looking south toward Louisville.

18 - Taken from the Wabash Avenue crossing. Looking north toward Chicago.

19 - The Wabash Avenue crossing. Looking south toward Louisville.

20 - Taken from below the US Highway 52 underpass. Looking north toward Chicago.

21 - Taken from the top of the US Highway 52 underpass. Looking north toward Chicago.

22 - Taken from below the US Highway 52 underpass. Looking south toward Louisville.

23 - Taken from the top of the US Highway 52 underpass. Looking south toward Louisville.