Near La Porte in LaPorte County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Chicago - New York Electric Air Line Railroad
Erected 1995 by Indiana Historical Bureau. (Marker Number 46.1995.1.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars. In addition, it is included in the Indiana Historical Bureau Markers series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1905.
Location. 41° 34.013′ N, 86° 44.362′ W. Marker is near La Porte, Indiana, in LaPorte County. Marker is on State Road 39 south of County Road W250S, on the left when traveling south. Located at the South end of the LaPorte Municipal Airport on State Road 39. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2573 IN-39, La Porte IN 46350, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Door Village Fort (approx. 1.3 miles away); Door Village School (approx. 1.6 miles away); Civil War Camps (approx. 2.3 LaPorte's Carnegie Library (approx. 3.1 miles away); Site of Meinrad Rumely's Blacksmith Shop (approx. 3.1 miles away); The Rumely Companies (approx. 3.1 miles away); Meinrad Rumely (approx. 3.1 miles away); LaPorte County Courthouse (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in La Porte.
Also see . . . Archives of the Chicago - New York Electric Air Line Railroad. (Submitted on June 23, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 23, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 13, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 583 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 13, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.