Railroad ConstructionTracklayers building narrow gauge railroad connecting Great Lakes at Toledo, Ohio, with Mississippi River reached this point October 1, 1880. In 1887, 2,000 men converted 206 miles of this to standard gauge railroad in 11 hours.
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|Series||This marker is part of the Indiana: Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers series|
|Placed By||Indiana Historical Bureau and National Railway Historical Society|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 5:08pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16T E 613784 N 4490534|
|Decimal Degrees||40.55776667, -85.65601667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 33.466', W 85° 39.361'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 33' 27.96" N, 85° 39' 21.66" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 401-415 S McClure St, Marion IN 46953, US|
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