Historical Images of Porter County

Valparaiso & Northern Railway
Chesterton, Indiana

Date: Circa 1915
Source Type: Photograph
Publisher, Printer, Photographer: Unknown
Postmark: Not applicable
Collection: Steven R. Shook
Remark: The Valparaiso & Northern Railway at the end of the line in Chesterton. This car would travel to Goodrum Junction in Liberty Township and then eastward to LaPorte. Incorporated in August 1908, the Valparaiso & Northern Railway construction was financed by citizens of Valparaiso and outside investors; the railway was to become one of the feeder lines the the Chicago-New York Electric Air Line Railroad.

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Image and related text prepared by Steven R. Shook


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