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This black ink on linen item has details for a safe truck to be used at the Toledo Ohio Freight House. I am not sure of which freight house this is in reference to but it may be at the Middlegrounds location based on the schematic seen below (#L7).
(08-15-1925)

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Lite: None
Matted Size: 20 x 14 – #L6

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This black ink on linen item is approx. 24 x 12 and has beautiful green ink shading. This shows proposed sidewalk and driveway widening at Middlegrounds Freight House Toledo Ohio. Also shows a revision from 8-20-23.
(08-03-1923)

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Lite: None
Matted Approx. Size: 26 x 14 – #L7

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This black ink on linen item is a survey of sorts. Copy of South Portion of “Plot of West Part of Village of Deerfield”. Michigan: Lenawee County record of deeds.
(01-07-1861)

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Lite: None
Matted Size: 16 3/4 x 9 – #L8

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This black ink on linen item shows details of the Michigan Southern and Northern Indiana Railway going through Deerfield Michigan near the Raisin River in Lenawee County. The date is likely in the 1860s based on other items I have on this site involving Deerfield Michigan.

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Lite: None
Matted Size: 15 1/4 x 11 1/4 – #L9

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This black ink on linen item has beautiful red ink used to show the proposed track and uses beautiful yellow ink to show some existing tracks at the Toledo Ohio Glass Company at Wagon Works Junction. This facility is next to the Toledo Match Company. The schematic also shows rail lines from the Lake Shore and Michigan Southern Railway and the Toledo Canada Southern and Detroit Railway.
(May 1901)

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Lite: None
Matted Size: 19 3/4 x 14 1/2 – #L2

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This black ink on linen item is approx. 34 x 16 and shows a Survey Report of a portion of Oregon Village in Toledo Ohio for the New York Central Railroad in Lucas County. This item is signed by an official state of Ohio surveyor; Thomas M. Major of the R. N. Linton and Associates Civil Engineers and Surveyors based at 1922 Sylvania Ave. Toledo Ohio. There is also an official state seal embossed into the item: “State of Ohio Surveyor”, “Thomas M. Major 4248 registered”
(08-15-1956)

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Lite: None
Matted Approx. Size: 36 x 18 – #L18

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This black ink on linen item shows Proposed Dredging to take place within the Toledo Harbor adjacent to the New York Central Railroad Coal Dock on the southeastern side of the Maumee River next to the North Car Dumper. The dredging area is marked off with bright red ink. There is also an inset showing the larger area in general in relation to downtown Toledo Ohio also showing the location of the New York Central Freight House, Union Terminal, and the Cherry Street Bridge. This is sheet 1 of 2. I only have sheet 1.
(08-21-1936 )

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Lite: None
Matted Size: 12 1/2 x 9 1/2 – #L26

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This original ink on linen item shows the Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Railway; Fort Wayne Branch line and a portion of the Station Grounds at Fort Wayne Indiana. It specifically shows the New York, Chicago and Saint Louis Railroad Connection. This area is just north of the Indiana Road Machine Company and the Morton Manufacturing Company.
(03-17-1910)

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Lite: None
Matted Size: 22 x 19 1/2 – #LX006

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This original ink on linen item shows a Survey of a Portion of the New York Central Railroad Right of Way 3 Miles East of Hillsdale Michigan and the tracks along the northern shore of Baw Beese Lake. Also shows the intersection points of Jefferson, Hillsdale, Adams, and Cambria Townships Michigan.
(08-14-1917)

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Lite: None
Matted Size: 34 1/4 x 12 1/2 – #LX007

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This original black ink on linen item shows a plan for the Oak Street 12 track crossing just south of the Oakdale Park neighborhood of Toledo Ohio for the New York Central and Pennsylvania Railroads. It also shows Whitmore Road and Crane Street along with the demarcation point for Lucas and Wood counties.
(08-24-1949)

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Lite: None
Matted Size: 20 3/4 x 12 1/2 – #LX013

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This original black ink on linen item shows multiple details of a crossing at Phillips Ave. at Alexis Rd. involving the New York Central Railroad for a lawsuit between A. H. Hoffstetter and the New York Central Railroad. The specifics of the case are unknown to me at this time.
(01-18-1935)

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Lite: None
Matted Size: 30 3/4 x 16 – #LX017

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This original black ink on linen item shows details of the Driveway and Private Crossing of Joseph and Mary Robon 1.04 Mi East of Vickers Ohio. The details show a proposed driveway to be built on the New York Central Railroad right of way and crossing the line to their property from Lemoyne Road in Lake Township, Wood County Ohio.
(05-08-1956)

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Lite: None
Matted Size: 24 3/4 x 12 3/4 – #LX018

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This original black ink on linen item shows a portion of the Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Railway traversing a portion of Toledo Ohio just south of Bancroft Street between Secor Road to the east and Richards Road to the west and Dorr Street to the south. The date is unknown but likely the late 1880s based on other items in this collection and the signature of HW Wilhelm as County Surveyor in Lucas County Ohio (H. W. Wilhelm, years active 1886-89)

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Lite: None
Matted Size: 15 1/2 x 15 – #LX019

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This original black ink on linen item shows an area at the southern end of Stanley Yard at Moline Ohio. Shows the Crandall Road (now known as Ayers Road) crossing and some of the main bulidings and lighting locations for the hump area. The date is unknown.

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Lite: None
Matted Size: 26 x 14 – #LX023

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This original pencil & ink on linen item shows plans for a proposed Stock Shelter at Shipshewana Indiana, however, the sheet says Michigan for some reason. The shelter was to be built along the New York Central Railroad G&M Branch (Goshen and Middlebury Indiana Branch line) north of Main Street, east of Morton Street and south of Depot Street.
(11-04-1933)

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Lite: None
Matted Size: 15 1/2 x 10 – #LX041

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This original black ink on linen item shows a proposed land purchase by the New York Central Railroad Company along the main line at the border of Amherst and Brownhelm Townships just east of Brownhelm Station and west of Amherst Ohio. This particular location is by Foster Park Road and Crosse Road (written as Grosse Road on this diagram). This site is currently directly north of the Amherst Meadowlarks Motorcycle Club next to Quarry Creek.
(06-21-1957)

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Lite: None
Matted Size: 16 x 10 – #LX044

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This original black ink on linen and pencil on linen item shows proposed track changes for the New York Central Railroad at the Norris Grain Company Toledo Ohio along the Maumee River in east Toledo along Miami Street. Shows the connecting line to Oak Street Yard and Pennsylvania Railroad lines.
(11-18-1953)

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Lite: None
Matted Size: 16 x 10 – #LX045

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This original ink on linen item shows plans of the intersection at Goss Road (now called East Broadway Street) and Keller Road just south of Stanley Yard in Moline Ohio. This shows where the two roads intersect and cross the main line at the same time and the safety mechanisms in place to allow for safe vehicle travel.
(07-31-1942)

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Lite: None
Matted Size: 20 x 12 1/2 – #LX047

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This original ink on linen item shows plans for a pipe crossing the main line for the New York Central Railroad in Shipshewana Indiana at the Wolfe Grain Company between Depot Street and Main Street just east of Van Buren Street. Based on the pipe being needed to access an underground molasses storage tank on the opposite side of the G&M Branch line, I believe the pipe is to be put in under the tracks, however, I cannot tell exactly and it does not state specifically. Unknown date but likely somewhere between 1915 and 1925 based on articles mentioning a J A Stocker as chief engineer on multiple rail projects seen online.

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Lite: None
Matted Size: 20 x 12 1/2 – #LX077

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This original ink on linen item shows a proposed land lease from the New York Central Railroad to F. J. Yoder at Shipshewana Indiana along Main Street just south of Depot Street along the main line of the G&M Branch. Unknown date but likely somewhere between 1915 and 1925 based on other articles in this collection.

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Lite: None
Matted Size: 11 1/4 x 9 1/2 – #LX088

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This original ink on linen item shows the plans for a proposed road crossing for Noah Zehr at Middlebury Indiana across the New York Central Railroad G&M Branch line to allow for access to the Noah Zehr Sub-Division. I think this might be the current road known as Sunrise Lane off Main Street.
(09-23-1946)

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Lite: None
Matted Size: 11 1/2 x 9 3/4 – #LX086

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This original pencil and ink on linen item shows a proposed track to be built off the New York Central Railroad main line for the Steele Pop Corn Company just South of Middlebury Indiana.
(09-14-1936)

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Lite: None
Matted Size: 15 1/2 x 10 – #LX082

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The original ink on linen item shows land leased to Moses S. Bontrager at Middlebury Indiana along the main line of the New York Central Railroad at the Furnace Street crossing. I think this may be the current road known as Spring Street. Unknown date but likely somewhere between 1915 and 1925 based on other articles in this collection.

Solid Black Matte
Lite: None
Matted Size: 11 1/4 x 9 1/2 – #LX090

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This original pencil on linen item shows the right of way fence to be built at the termination of the north end of the G&M Branch north of Sturgis Michigan. The New York Central Railroad ended the rail line and sold the right of way land to Belle C. Hoisington on 09-30-1936. I believe the “Highway” on the schematic is the current McKee Street. I think this would be near the intersection with North Clay Street.
(02-26-1937)

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Lite: None
Matted Size: 16 x 10 – #LX083

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This original ink on linen item shows a track to be built for The National Utilities Company of Michigan at Sturgis Michigan. The New York Central Railroad G&M Branch is shown along with the Pennsylvania Railroad lines in tandem with the line where the track will be built off to provide access to the companies loading area by the coke bin. This is the location by Wenzel Street and Albert Street.
(02-26-1937)

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Lite: None
Matted Size: 14 x 11 – #LX085

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This original ink on linen item shows a track to be built off the New York Central Railroad G&M Branch for The Harter Corporation at Sturgis Michigan. The track was for the facility south of Albert Avenue, east of Prairie Avenue, and north of Magnolia Avenue. The schematic says “Harper” but the actual name of the company is Harter.
(09-02-1927)

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Lite: None
Matted Size: 16 x 10 – #LX087

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This original ink on linen item shows a track to be built off the New York Central Railroad G&M Branch for The Harter Corporation at Sturgis Michigan. The track was for the facility south of Albert Avenue, east of Prairie Avenue, and north of Magnolia Avenue. This proposed track is an extension or a new track altogether to the one proposed on the previous schematic dated 09-02-1927.
(11-26-1941)

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Lite: None
Matted Size: 16 x 10 – #LX078

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This original ink on linen item shows the plans for a temporary track to be built for the Western Contracting Corporation approximately 0.9 miles north of Twin Lakes Indiana by the New York Central Railroad along the G&M Branch. I believe the current location of the intersection between the rail line and the “Highway” listed is on W 700 N approximately 2400ft west of N 100 W just west of Star Mill Indiana.
(03-01-1955)

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Lite: None
Matted Size: 16 x 10 – #LX098

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This original ink on linen item shows track owned by the New York Central Railroad at Sturgis Michigan by Joseph Street and Jacob Street where the G&M Branch crosses the main line between Elkhart Indiana and Toledo Ohio.
(08-17-1956)

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Lite: None
Matted Size: 12 1/2 x 10 – #LX099

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This original ink on linen item shows land leased to The Apex Electrical Manufacturing Company to allow for the construction of a guard house for the company. This is the Pier Branch line of the main New York Central Railroad line at Sandusky Ohio along First Street just north of East Farwell Street.
(11-01-1956)

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Lite: None
Matted Size: 16 x 10 – #LX109

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This original pencil on linen item shows plans for an elevated pneumatic tube system at the New York Central Railroad Stanley Yard in Moline Ohio. I am not sure if this item was built or just planned out.
(08-02-1944)

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Lite: None
Matted Size: 14 x 11 – #LX110

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This original black ink on linen item shows the proposed changes to North End Yard “S” just south of the New York Central Railroad Stanley Yard at Moline Ohio. This is just west of East Broadway Street and passes under the 795 overpass.
(05-02-1956)

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Lite: None
Matted Approx. Size: 33 x 10 – #LX014

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This black ink on linen item shows the plan and elevation of the New York Central Railroad Bridge #183 near New Era Indiana along the Ft. Wayne Branch. It has beautiful red ink and I believe this bridge goes over the Little Cedar Creek approximately 450ft north of county road 68 in Garrett Indiana east of county road 327 and west of the Cedar Creek Cemetery.
(12-04-1923)

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Lite: None
Matted Approx. Size: 23 1/2 x 19 1/2 – #L17

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This black ink on linen item shows the proposed location for a rail scale, some new track lines, a new coal pit, and additonal items at Stanley Yard in Moline Ohio.
(11-28-1939, revision 12-05-1939)

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Lite: None
Matted Approx. Size: 42 x 16 – #L010

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2 thoughts on “matted”

  1. I received your letter about the bridge over little. Cedar creek. This is the RR . Bridge that match your drawings. I own the bridge and have done repair work to it. It is an 80′ span with limestone abutments with double 40′ I beams 4′ high.

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