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    • "M.G. Bright" and Coal Car

    • "M.G. Bright"; Railroads; Inclined railroads;
    • This is the "M.G. Bright", the original no. "634". She was companion to the "Reuben Wells" and worked the incline until 1895 when she was replaced by the new coal burner. The "M.G. Bright" was equipped with two sets of cylinders. The first set was...
    • "Reuben Wells"

    • Railroad locomotives; Engines; Inclined railroads; Railroad employees; People; Railroads
    • Railroad employees are posed with the "Reuben Wells." It was originally given the number 35, but was later changed to No. 365, and was specifically built for the JM and I Railroad for use on the incline at Madison, Indiana. It went into service...
    • A Walk on the Incline

    • Inclined railroads; Railroads; People; Madison
    • The Madison incline seemed to be a favored spot for hiking. Folks knew the train schedule and usually took advantage of periods when there would be no rail traffic. There was no scheduled run on Sunday, so perhaps this is a social event on a...
    • Speedometer 1922 - Newsletter of the Louisville Cement Company, Speed, Indiana

    • Louisville Cement Company (Speed, Ind.); The Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); The Speed Way (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); The Warning Star (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Louisville...
    • The Speedometer was a monthly or sometimes bi-weekly newsletter of the Louisville Cement Company in Speed, Indiana. The newsletter was focused on safety issues at the plant but also included human interest stories. The Speedometer began publication...
    • Bridge

    • Bridges; Inclined railroads; People; Railroads
    • This is the footbridge of the inclined railraod at the top of the hill. The stone building is still standing and is owned by Historic Madison, Inc.
    • D.E. Hunter Book, Vol. 1

    • Monroe County (Ind.) -- History; Hunter, David Eckley (1834 - 1892); Education -- Indiana -- Monroe County; Teachers -- Indiana -- Monroe County
    • Personal Diary of D.E. Hunter. Provides a daily record of his life as a teacher in Ellettsville. Included is his trial and acquittal for the excessive whipping of two students.
    • Speedometer 1944 - Newsletter of the Louisville Cement Company, Speed, Indiana

    • Louisville Cement Company (Speed, Ind.); The Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); The Speed Way (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); The Warning Star (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Louisville...
    • The Speedometer was a monthly or sometimes bi-weekly newsletter of the Louisville Cement Company in Speed, Indiana. The newsletter was focused on safety issues at the plant but also included human interest stories. The Speedometer began publication...
    • Speedometer 1942 - Newsletter of the Louisville Cement Company, Speed, Indiana

    • Louisville Cement Company (Speed, Ind.); The Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); The Speed Way (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); The Warning Star (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Louisville...
    • The Speedometer was a monthly or sometimes bi-weekly newsletter of the Louisville Cement Company in Speed, Indiana. The newsletter was focused on safety issues at the plant but also included human interest stories. The Speedometer began publication...
    • Diesel on the Incline

    • Railroads; Inclined railroads; Public utility companies; IKE
    • This picture shows a diesel descending the Madison Incline in 1992. This was when the IKE (Indiana-Kentucky Electric Company) plant on the river was using the line to transport heavy machinery.
    • Speedometer 1924 - Newsletter of the Louisville Cement Company, Speed, Indiana

    • Louisville Cement Company (Speed, Ind.); The Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); The Speed Way (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); The Warning Star (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Louisville...
    • The Speedometer was a monthly or sometimes bi-weekly newsletter of the Louisville Cement Company in Speed, Indiana. The newsletter was focused on safety issues at the plant but also included human interest stories. The Speedometer began publication...
    • Hill Engine

    • Railroad locomotives; Inclined railroads; Engines; Railroad cuts; Hills; Railroads
    • This is a drawing of an engine similar to the one used on the Madison Railroad in its early years. Built by the Baldwin Company of Pennsylvania, the inscription for the picture reads: "The hill-climbing locomotive built by Andrew Cathcart in 1840...
    • Indiana History Bulletin, volume 6, extra number 2, May 1929

    • Indiana History Conference; Historic buildings--Indiana; Boundary stones; Owen, Robert Dale, 1801-1877; La Salle, Robert Cavelier, sieur de, 1643-1687; Clark, George Rogers, 1752-1818 ; Lochry, Archibald, -1781; Ambushes and surprises;...
    • Publication of the Indiana Historical Commission reporting on the tenth annual Indiana History conference. Volume issued May 1929
    • Indiana History Bulletin, volume 6, extra number 3, August 1929

    • Indiana--History, Local--Anecdotes.; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Childhood and youth; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives--Union.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns.; Lincoln, Abraham,...
    • Publication of the Indiana Historical Commission reporting on the proceedings of the Southwestern Indiana Historical Society. Volume issued August 1929
    • Indiana History Bulletin, volume 7 number 10, July 1931

    • Indiana -- History -- Periodicals; American Association of Museums. Meeting; Indiana--Description and travel; Hope (Ind.)--Centennials; Lebanon (Ind.)--Centennials; Thorntown (Ind.)--Centennials; Fort Ouiatenon (Ind.); Libraries--Gifts, legacies
    • Publication of the Indiana Historical Bureau reporting on activities that promote state and local history. Issued July 1931.
    • Indiana History Bulletin, volume 7 number 6, March 1931

    • Indiana -- History -- Periodicals; George Rogers Clark National Historical Park (Vincennes, Ind.); Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 Travel; Vincennes (Ind.); Cemeteries--Indiana; Fort Wayne (Ind.); Museums--Management.
    • Publication of the Indiana Historical Bureau reporting on activities that promote state and local history. Issued March 1931.

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