Ludlow in Kenton County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
— Ludlow Station —
Despite the loss of much of the railroad infrastructure in the city, the bridge (extensively rebuilt in 1922), several old shop buildings and the foundation of the roundhouse still remain. The sounds of trains gliding along the tracks and an occasional whistle still remind Ludlow residents of what
Erected 2018. (Marker Number 4.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Railroads & Streetcars. A significant historical year for this entry is 1968.
Location. 39° 5.666′ N, 84° 32.644′ W. Marker is in Ludlow, Kentucky, in Kenton County. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Covington KY 41016, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The 1894 Strike (here, next to this marker); The Development of the Railroad in Ludlow (a few steps from this marker); Ludlow Blooms (within shouting distance of this marker); Elmwood Hall (approx. ¼ mile away); Somerset Hall (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Price Hill Incline (approx. one mile away in Ohio); Cincinnati Union Terminal (approx. 1.1 miles away in Ohio); From the Farewell Address of George Washington (approx. 1.1 miles away in Ohio). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ludlow.
More about this marker. Four interpretive panels have been mounted on the railings of the Ludlow Viewing Platform for railroad fans, a covered elevated platform that includes an elevator from the parking area
Credits. This page was last revised on August 31, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 31, 2021, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 92 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 31, 2021, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.