Toledo Peoria & Western switching at Kentland, IN

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Toledo Peoria & Western train switching at Kentland, IN

At Kentland, engines 2009, 2008, and 2007 are switching interchange traffic. A former New York Central branch line between East Chicago, IN and Danville, IN crossed the TP&W here. This branch line was much busier further north as the NYC, then Penn Central, and later Conrail used the segment north of Schneider (29 miles north) and another branch line through Kankakee to interchange with the Santa Fe at Streator, IL.

Toledo Peoria & Western train switching at Kentland, IN Toledo Peoria & Western train at Kentland, IN

With the interchange traffic picked up and the train back together, Extra 2009 is headed west again. That is US 24 and downtown Kentland to the left of the engines. Disk 112