Did you know the original main line ended on Lake Michigan, at Michigan City?
Did you know that the Monon and Salem, Indiana were a target of Morgan's Raiders during the Civil War?
Did you know that Lincoln's Funeral Train traveled over the Monon on its way to Springfield, Illinois?
Did you know that a Monon community has one of the longest running 4th of July Festivals in the United States?
Did you know that two Monon communities were once huge shippers of fresh berries?
Did you know that the Monon Railroad was a pioneer in theme parks?
Did you know that the Monon played a significant role in the Kankakee River Hunting and Fishing Clubs of the late 1800's early 1900's?
Did you know that the Monon Railroad was a target for one of the nation's first train robberies?
Did you know that a former Monon employee lost his life when the R.M.S. Titanic sank?
Did you know that a location on the Monon is reported to be haunted?
Did you know that a 300 pound bell from a Monon steam locomotive is a traveling trophy between Wabash College and DePauw University and is the oldest college football rivalry west of the Alleghenies? The game is known as The Monon Bell Game.
Did you know that a Train of Tomorrow traveled the Monon?
Did you know that in 1947 the Monon celebrated its Centennial in grand style?
Did you know where the worst accident on the postwar Monon took place?
Did you know the Monon was one of the first railroads to dieselize?
Did you know the Monon built the own post-was streamlinned passenger cars? NEW
Did you know that special trains were always running on the Monon?
Did you know the Monon once used Budd Rail Cars on the route?
Did you know there was a UFO sighting along the Monon Railroad?
Did you know that the Monon attempted to take over the Chicago, South Shore and South Bend Railroad?
Did you know the Monon attempted to build a Great Lakes coal loading facillity?
Did you know the complete Monon Railroad Time Line. is right here. (PDF Format compiled by Dave Ritenour.)
Did you know that a former Monon Business Car has been saved and will soon be in a Museum? NEW
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