The Monon Papers, Page Two

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Monon Railroad General Notice #634 10-21-1939


NEW 07-10-2006


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On the left: 1948 Chicago Railroad Fair Program In PDF Format. Right: Advertising flyer for the 1949 Chicago Railroad Fair. Both documents are from the Tim Swan Collection


Louisville, New Albany and Chicago Railway 1887 Waybill PDF File

This waybill is for shipment between Hammond and Dyer, Indiana. July 29, 1887. It is courtesy of the Dyer Historical Society and James Dumbsky.


Form 1287 Annual Locomotive Inspection And Repair Form, May 26, 1937- Courtesy Mahlon Eberhard-

Traveling Freight Agent business card, circa 1947. -Max Foltz Collection-





Left and Right: General Agent and Traveling Freight Agent Business Cards, circa 1962. Note the Monon herald and "The Road On The Move." -Max Foltz Collection-


Monon Employee ID Card, Form 700. This card was his grandfather's ID card when he worked for the Monon Railroad. Courtesy of Tim Woolten.





Form 482 Time Return And Delay Report Of Engine And Train Employees. Left: Form 428 Front. Right: Back Of Form.


Form 855, Monon Envelope. The envelope measures, 5 inches by 11 1/2 inches. -Tom Kepshire Collection-




Louisville, New Albany & Chicago Railroad 1894 Freight Reciept. -Courtesy Tim Swan-





Chicago, Indianapolis & Louisville Railroad 1903 Train Order. -Courtesy Tim Swan-







Louisville, New Albany & Chicago Register Log, Crawfordsville, Indiana. May 13, 1901. -Courtesy Tim Swan-






Report on a missing brakeman. No date listed on report. -Courtesy Tim Swan-





Chicago, Indianapolis and Lousiville Railroad, Form 191.

September 12, 1899


CI&L form 191. September 12, 1899 Courtesy Mahlon Eberhard.


Season's Greetings Letter

Letter courtesy of Max Foltz. (Click on picture to view larger image.)

Monon Birthday Card


Monon Birthday Card

Left: Front cover. Right: Inside of the card. Back of the card was blank.


Monon Matchbook

One of the many designs of Monon matchbooks. Just remember to close cover before striking. Image courtesy of Tim Swan. Click on image to view full size.






Business Card

V. C. Hall Director Of Personel

Does anyone else have employee pictures or business cards to post? If so contact Ken Weller, or the Webmaster.

Courtesy of K A Weller, Lafayette
Deptartment of Past Personnel

Monon Appointment

This document, generously donated for use by William "Sunny" Smith, is the official appointment his Grandmother, Bessie Shaw was presented with when appointed Ticket Agent with the Monon Railroad at LaCrosse, Indiana. Depot Agent Bessie Shaw will be the subject of an upcoming article in The Hoosier Line , the "official" publication of the Monon Railroad Historical-Technical Society, Inc. Coming in an issue soon. (Yet another advantage of membership in the MRHTS. Not a member, Join Today . )


Monon Menu. Elmer Sulzer Collection, courtesy of Maz Foltz. Click on image to view full size.






Stone Quarry Switch Lists

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Courtesy Of Lance Mindheim


Notice the WSCO reporting marks. That sure sounds like private cars for the Woolery Stone Company. The second card shows a movement from Adams quarry to the Woolery Mill. According to maps, the Adams quarry was on a long spur (more like a branch) running from Clear Creek, down to Sanders at which point there was a switch back into the industries. This branch was actually the old mainline before the wash out. While there were a lot of Woolery mills in the region, none were on that branch. This means that this particular car movement (Adams to Woolery) was probably several miles long.

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