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The Linden depot during its days of operation. Monon right of way in foreground left to right. Nickle Plate lower left hand corner.

  

Monon at Linden. Left: Train #73, with C-628 #601 in the lead comes off the passing siding north of the depot, the year is 1971. Right: Train #73 heads south past the depot. The building near the top left hand corner of the photo is the Monon Railroad Historical-Technical Society, Inc's World Headquarters. -Ron Marquardt photographs, Ron Marquardt Collection-

Monon C-420 #515 charges southbound across the diamond at Linden.

 

 

 

 

 

Although the Linden Depot is no longer a stop, passenger service continues to live on the former Monon mainline. Here the northbound Amtrak PO51 passes the depot in 2007. -Jim Davis Photograph-

 

 

 

 

 

  

Activity at the Depot Museum. Left and Right: Society Members Chris Brenner and Bob Straw painting boards for Bay window repair, July 2005. -Jim Davis Photographs-

  

Left: Looking at the north wall (Nickel Plate Road side) of the depot. The motor car has been relocated to make room for the diamond and brick plaza. Right: Looking west down the side of the building towards the Nickel Plate ticket window. -Max Foltz Photographs-

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Left and Right: Examples of a crossing shanty and crossing gate on display. The shanty originally stood vigil at Frankfort, Indiana. The crossing gate hails from Lafayette, Indiana. -Jim Davis Photographs-

Left: Concrete structure used to house interlocker equipment. -Jim Davis Photograph-

 

 

 

 

 

  

Left: One of the Linden diamonds, which is the center piece for a brick plaza. Pictured is some of the early work on the plaza. The Linden railroad crossing of the NKP & Monon railroads was at 81 degrees 32 minutes. Right: Completed brick patio, ready for the engraved bricks. -Jim Davis Photographs-

Nickel Plate Caboose #497. This caboose was completely restored, inside and out, by Museum volunteers and is on display.

 

 

 

 

 

  

Left and Right: Additional view of Nickel Plate caboose #497. -Max Foltz Photographs-

The interior of caboose #497.

 

 

 

The Depot Museum boasts many Monon and Nickel Plate artifacts on display inside the Museum. Pictured here is a Waiter's uniform, once worn by someone working in the diner on one of the Monon's passenger trains or business cars.

 

 

 

 

 

The Monon Railroad once boasted several baseball and sofball teams. A basbeball uniform is on display in the museum.

 

 

 

 

 

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