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By:Frank Wilhite
Dates:12/31/2011 - 12/31/2011
Album Info:Took grandson out to investigate the Cannon Ball bridge near St Francisville, Illinois. Followed the old NYC ROW on into Vincennes, Indiana where it met at a joint yard with the PRR. No trains have ran on this stretch since 1965.
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Photo Date:  12/31/2011  Upload Date: 2/19/2012 11:34:05 AM
Location:  Vincennes, IN
Author:  Frank Wilhite
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Facing West on the Illinoise side of the Wabash river, trestle over swamp (guard rails were added for vehicle traffic).
Title:  Facing West on the Illinoise side of the Wabash river, trestle over swamp (guard rails were added for vehicle traffic).
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Photo Date:  12/31/2011  Upload Date: 2/19/2012 11:22:33 AM
Location:  Vincennes, IN
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Heading into Indiana across Cannon Ball Bridge over Wabash River, ex Big Four/ NYC.
Title:  Heading into Indiana across Cannon Ball Bridge over Wabash River, ex Big Four/ NYC.
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Photo Date:  12/31/2011  Upload Date: 2/19/2012 11:20:56 AM
Location:  Vincennes, IN
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Cannon Ball Bridge
Title:  Cannon Ball Bridge
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Photo Date:  12/31/2011  Upload Date: 2/19/2012 11:23:18 AM
Location:  Vincennes, IN
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Photo Date:  12/31/2011  Upload Date: 2/19/2012 11:23:57 AM
Location:  Vincennes, IN
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Description:  Grandson checking things out, facing West from the Indiana side of the Wabsh River.
Photo Date:  12/31/2011  Upload Date: 2/19/2012 11:24:38 AM
Location:  Vincennes, IN
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Cars line up to cross bridge, very heavily traveled.
Title:  Cars line up to cross bridge, very heavily traveled.
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Photo Date:  12/31/2011  Upload Date: 2/19/2012 11:25:18 AM
Location:  Vincennes, IN
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Photo Date:  12/31/2011  Upload Date: 2/19/2012 11:25:56 AM
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Trestle across creek,  hill by stop sign is flood levee.
Title:  Trestle across creek, hill by stop sign is flood levee.
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Photo Date:  12/31/2011  Upload Date: 2/19/2012 11:33:04 AM
Location:  Vincennes, IN
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Old Big Four/ NYC ROW.
Title:  Old Big Four/ NYC ROW.
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Photo Date:  12/31/2011  Upload Date: 2/19/2012 11:39:50 AM
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Grandson standing on old Big Four/ NYC ROW.
Title:  Grandson standing on old Big Four/ NYC ROW.
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Photo Date:  12/31/2011  Upload Date: 2/19/2012 11:40:16 AM
Location:  Vincennes, IN
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Standing on the old ROW.
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Photo Date:  12/31/2011  Upload Date: 2/19/2012 11:40:52 AM
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Old ROW. Last train ran 1965.
Title:  Old ROW. Last train ran 1965.
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Photo Date:  12/31/2011  Upload Date: 2/19/2012 11:41:17 AM
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Entrance into Gun Club across old ROW.
Title:  Entrance into Gun Club across old ROW.
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Photo Date:  12/31/2011  Upload Date: 2/19/2012 11:43:53 AM
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Old ROW used to run across here at an angle.
Title:  Old ROW used to run across here at an angle.
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Photo Date:  12/31/2011  Upload Date: 2/19/2012 11:44:40 AM
Location:  Vincennes, IN
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Old ROW runs towards Vincennes, Indiana East of Schoolhouse Road.
Title:  Old ROW runs towards Vincennes, Indiana East of Schoolhouse Road.
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Photo Date:  12/31/2011  Upload Date: 2/19/2012 11:45:19 AM
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Schoolhouse Road, Vincennes to the right about 3/4 of a mile.
Title:  Schoolhouse Road, Vincennes to the right about 3/4 of a mile.
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Photo Date:  12/31/2011  Upload Date: 2/19/2012 11:46:45 AM
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Old ROW would have come out thru the score board and ran right behind the pitcher's mound.
Title:  Old ROW would have come out thru the score board and ran right behind the pitcher's mound.
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Photo Date:  12/31/2011  Upload Date: 2/19/2012 11:47:37 AM
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ROW would have just about gone thru that gate. Wonder how many kids knew that trains used to run right behind the mound.
Title:  ROW would have just about gone thru that gate. Wonder how many kids knew that trains used to run right behind the mound.
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Photo Date:  12/31/2011  Upload Date: 2/19/2012 11:48:15 AM
Location:  Vincennes, IN
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Cross ties still in the ground. This is between the ball diamond and Willow St. Graveyard is to the left.
Title:  Cross ties still in the ground. This is between the ball diamond and Willow St. Graveyard is to the left.
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Photo Date:  12/31/2011  Upload Date: 2/19/2012 11:49:06 AM
Location:  Vincennes, IN
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Willow St goes up and over the old ROW.
Title:  Willow St goes up and over the old ROW.
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Photo Date:  12/31/2011  Upload Date: 2/19/2012 11:49:50 AM
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Rails still in Prarie St at what was the start of the joint yard of the NYC and PRR.
Title:  Rails still in Prarie St at what was the start of the joint yard of the NYC and PRR.
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Photo Date:  12/31/2011  Upload Date: 2/19/2012 11:50:25 AM
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Looking west at Barnet St., rails still in street. Railroad serviced several  different companies that were located behind the  evergreen trees over the last 130 years or so. the last being a grain mill, the half round building is a remnant of the mill.
Title:  Looking west at Barnet St., rails still in street. Railroad serviced several different companies that were located behind the evergreen trees over the last 130 years or so. the last being a grain mill, the half round building is a remnant of the mill.
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Photo Date:  12/31/2011  Upload Date: 2/19/2012 11:51:03 AM
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Photo Date:  12/31/2011  Upload Date: 2/19/2012 11:51:38 AM
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Rails are still in the street from the joint NYC/ PRR yard. This part of the line was used to service one business until about 1976.
Title:  Rails are still in the street from the joint NYC/ PRR yard. This part of the line was used to service one business until about 1976.
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Photo Date:  12/31/2011  Upload Date: 2/19/2012 11:52:09 AM
Location:  Vincennes, IN
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This was the interchange track with the C&EI (later L&N, now CSX), it's just behind the building.
Title:  This was the interchange track with the C&EI (later L&N, now CSX), it's just behind the building.
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Photo Date:  12/31/2011  Upload Date: 2/19/2012 11:52:48 AM
Location:  Vincennes, IN
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