Author Topic: C&O map  (Read 3459 times)

CSXIndyLine

  • Mogul
  • *****
  • Posts: 2613
C&O map
« on: February 09, 2011, 07:07:07 PM »
CIOR,
With you CANDO of Indiana layout, I thought you'd be a great person to ask if you have any maps of their trackage around Muncie.
The gates are going down and the people are starting to frown.

18down, 2 to go.

CIOR

  • The Second
  • Administrator
  • Jay Gould
  • *****
  • Posts: 14384
Re: C&O map
« Reply #1 on: February 09, 2011, 07:31:36 PM »
I've got Maps and much more.

What exactly are you looking for?

Eventually I'll get the smaller maps scanned and put online.  But I don't have the time right now.

CSXIndyLine

  • Mogul
  • *****
  • Posts: 2613
Re: C&O map
« Reply #2 on: February 09, 2011, 09:02:43 PM »
I was looking for a map that kind of high-lighted the area around Muncie.

Is it Cottage Grove where the B&O Indianapolis Line crosses the C&O line? I'm drawing a blank. But from there on north is fine. Nothing particular, just looking for a map.
The gates are going down and the people are starting to frown.

18down, 2 to go.

HoosierVirg

  • President
  • *****
  • Posts: 1898
Re: C&O map
« Reply #3 on: February 09, 2011, 11:15:52 PM »
I was looking for a map that kind of high-lighted the area around Muncie.

Is it Cottage Grove where the B&O Indianapolis Line crosses the C&O line? I'm drawing a blank. But from there on north is fine. Nothing particular, just looking for a map.

http://www.bsu.edu/libraries/virtualpress/johnston/railroads_in_muncie_042909.pdf

The above link has some maps at the very bottom, it takes some time for this one to load, nice information about Muncie and its railroads.
Have a good and safe day!

Go Reds!

CSXIndyLine

  • Mogul
  • *****
  • Posts: 2613
Re: C&O map
« Reply #4 on: February 10, 2011, 07:35:42 AM »
http://www.bsu.edu/libraries/virtualpress/johnston/railroads_in_muncie_042909.pdf

The above link has some maps at the very bottom, it takes some time for this one to load, nice information about Muncie and its railroads.
Alright thanks!
The gates are going down and the people are starting to frown.

18down, 2 to go.

shane_man15

  • Mogul
  • *****
  • Posts: 2427
  • Back to building quality Honda products again.
Re: C&O map
« Reply #5 on: February 10, 2011, 11:43:26 AM »
Is it Cottage Grove where the B&O Indianapolis Line crosses the C&O line? I'm drawing a blank.
Yes, it is. I plan on getting some maps of that area soon in early March.
Shane Smiley (shane_man15)

Modeler of the Muncie, Richmond, and Fernald Railway.
Train horns are also my thing.

GIMME A CORVETTE ALREADY!

shane_man15

  • Mogul
  • *****
  • Posts: 2427
  • Back to building quality Honda products again.
Re: C&O map
« Reply #6 on: February 10, 2011, 11:48:52 AM »
And I know this is off-topic, but I noticed a picture of the Big Four depot in Muncie. Where was/is that?
Shane Smiley (shane_man15)

Modeler of the Muncie, Richmond, and Fernald Railway.
Train horns are also my thing.

GIMME A CORVETTE ALREADY!

CIOR

  • The Second
  • Administrator
  • Jay Gould
  • *****
  • Posts: 14384
Re: C&O map
« Reply #7 on: February 10, 2011, 12:27:07 PM »
And I know this is off-topic, but I noticed a picture of the Big Four depot in Muncie. Where was/is that?

It was just west of Walnut Street between the NKP Frankfort District and NYC Indianapolis line. 

CIOR

  • The Second
  • Administrator
  • Jay Gould
  • *****
  • Posts: 14384
Re: C&O map
« Reply #8 on: February 10, 2011, 12:28:56 PM »
I was looking for a map that kind of high-lighted the area around Muncie.

Is it Cottage Grove where the B&O Indianapolis Line crosses the C&O line? I'm drawing a blank. But from there on north is fine. Nothing particular, just looking for a map.

I'll get you a "accurate" map.. 

You can go a couple routes, the track charts are ok, you can get those cheap.  They give rough detail. 
Or you can get a mile by mile called a Valuation Map.  These are about $5 a mile, so not cheap, but they give all the detail in the world.  However just for general info, this is over kill and costly.

I'm going to make up a map of Muncie here soon.

HoosierVirg

  • President
  • *****
  • Posts: 1898
Re: C&O map
« Reply #9 on: February 10, 2011, 12:51:25 PM »
It was just west of Walnut Street between the NKP Frankfort District and NYC Indianapolis line. 

Yep, quote from the link I posted, "Muncie Union Station was a large Romanesque Revival-style limestone station built in 1883 by the Big Four to serve its passenger trains at 630 South High Street west of the South Walnut Street crossing."  It was demolished in 1989.
Have a good and safe day!

Go Reds!

CSXIndyLine

  • Mogul
  • *****
  • Posts: 2613
Re: C&O map
« Reply #10 on: February 10, 2011, 07:16:46 PM »
I'll get you a "accurate" map.. 

You can go a couple routes, the track charts are ok, you can get those cheap.  They give rough detail. 
Or you can get a mile by mile called a Valuation Map.  These are about $5 a mile, so not cheap, but they give all the detail in the world.  However just for general info, this is over kill and costly.

I'm going to make up a map of Muncie here soon.
I've handrawn one, but it just doesn't give you the feeling of a true, scale map.
The gates are going down and the people are starting to frown.

18down, 2 to go.

indrr

  • Administrator
  • Tycoon
  • *****
  • Posts: 5582
  • indrr admin
Re: C&O map
« Reply #11 on: February 12, 2011, 11:09:20 AM »
It was just west of Walnut Street between the NKP Frankfort District and NYC Indianapolis line. 
It was also called Muncie Union Station, as it served both the NYC and NKP, even though it wasn't a union station in the common definition.
Nathan Bilger
-----------------
Board Admin, Webmaster
http://www.indianarailroads.org.

CIOR

  • The Second
  • Administrator
  • Jay Gould
  • *****
  • Posts: 14384
Re: C&O map
« Reply #12 on: February 25, 2011, 11:08:26 PM »
I've handrawn one, but it just doesn't give you the feeling of a true, scale map.

I'll try and do one on Google.  With each line being its own segment.  I did one years back for Roger Hensley for a presentation he did for the NMRA at Muncie (06' I believe it was).

I will try and do one here soon.

CSXIndyLine

  • Mogul
  • *****
  • Posts: 2613
Re: C&O map
« Reply #13 on: February 27, 2011, 05:08:17 PM »
Alrighty thanks. And no worries on how it long it takes!
The gates are going down and the people are starting to frown.

18down, 2 to go.

CSXIndyLine

  • Mogul
  • *****
  • Posts: 2613
Re: C&O map
« Reply #14 on: March 19, 2011, 04:46:28 PM »
CIOR here is a question for you and or anyone else. What are the names of some towns on the C&O between Muncie and Marion.
The gates are going down and the people are starting to frown.

18down, 2 to go.

CIOR

  • The Second
  • Administrator
  • Jay Gould
  • *****
  • Posts: 14384
Re: C&O map
« Reply #15 on: March 19, 2011, 08:46:36 PM »
CIOR here is a question for you and or anyone else. What are the names of some towns on the C&O between Muncie and Marion.

The only towns proper were from Muncie north
Gaston
Fowlerton
Jonesboro

Now locations such as flag stops and cross roads
Drew
Delser
Crossroads
Gaston
Janney
Fowlerton
Boles
Grey
Jonesboro