Remains of the Interurban Line

During the recent (2010) widening and resurfacing of National Road West (U.S. 40) on Richmond's west side, the contractor uncovered tracks that were likely from the Interurban trolley line that ran through Richmond in the early 1900's.

Rail tracks in front of church

Photo taken September 23, 2010

These postcards feature trolleys and the Interurban line:

Photo: Rail tracks along the National Road

Photo taken September 23, 2010

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Did You Know?

John Finley, Richmond, Indiana mayor from 1852 until his death in 1866, wrote the poem "The Hoosier's Nest", which is often cited as the first written reference to the word "Hoosier".