Tuesday, December 27, 2011

130-year-old rail line in Poseyville, Ind., will be dismantled

POSEYVILLE, Ind. - One of the Tri-State's oldest railroads is being dismantled.
The Indiana Southwestern Railway, which operated the track between Evansville and Cynthiana, Ind., began salvaging the rail line about two months ago.
The 17-mile abandonment will leave the Indiana Southwestern Railway with only a few miles of track in Vanderburgh County.
The town of Poseyville, which had been served by the railroad since 1881, tried for nearly a year to save the railroad. Continued

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