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Winamac in Pulaski County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

"Panhandle" Freight House

 
 
"Panhandle" Freight House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Trevor L Whited, April 30, 2021
1. "Panhandle" Freight House Marker
Inscription.  This building was erected c. 1862 by Elias Peck to serve as a depot for the Chicago & Great Eastern Railway. After 1883 it became a freight station for the Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis Railroad. It also housed the Railway Express Agency prior to being sold by the Pennsylvania Railroad c. 1976.
 
Erected 1993 by The Pulaski County Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Railroads & Streetcars. A significant historical year for this entry is 1862.
 
Location. 41° 3.035′ N, 86° 36.323′ W. Marker is in Winamac, Indiana, in Pulaski County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of South Main Street and North Logan Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 S Main St, Winamac IN 46996, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pulaski County Honor Roll Memorial (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); U.S. Civil War Honor Roll (about 500 feet away); The Teacher (about 700 feet
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away); Indiana's Fire Towers (approx. 4˝ miles away); Trooper Paul Vincent Minneman (approx. 12.6 miles away); Frank H. Ono Memorial (approx. 14.4 miles away).
 
More about this marker. Marker is on the wall on the east side of the building
 
"Panhandle" Freight House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Trevor L Whited, April 30, 2021
2. "Panhandle" Freight House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 9, 2022. It was originally submitted on July 5, 2022, by Trevor L Whited of Kokomo, Indiana. This page has been viewed 204 times since then and 67 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 5, 2022, by Trevor L Whited of Kokomo, Indiana. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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