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Eastbound Chicago, Lake Shore & South Bend Railway (South Shore) train No. 59 overruns a meet point and causes a head-on collision with the westbound train No. 58, near Shadyside Crossing (located approximately one quarter-mile west of present day Indiana Highway 149), Porter, Indiana, killing 12 and injuring 25.
DATE: June 19, 1909 
PUBLISHER: unknown
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: M. Fleming
REMARK:
The car in foreground, No. 73, survived. The car was rebuilt in 1910 and remained in passenger service until 1927 (although it was only in use between Kensington and Ford City by that late date). The car remained in service as a work train until 1941; it was then sold to be used as a house. The car is currently (January 2009) being restored in Murphysboro, Illinois.
 
 
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estbound New York Central passenger train No. 151 plowed through the third coach of eastbound Michigan Central train No. 20, at an interlocked crossing of these lines at Porter, Indiana.  Thirty-seven persons were killed and four seriously injured. 
DATE: February 27, 1921
PUBLISHER: Chicago Daily News
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: Library of Congress Collection
REMARK: Information concerning this train wreck can be found here.
 

TITLE: W
estbound New York Central passenger train No. 151 plowed through the third coach of eastbound Michigan Central train No. 20, at an interlocked crossing of these lines at Porter, Indiana.  Thirty-seven persons were killed and four seriously injured.
DATE: February 27, 1921
PUBLISHER: Chicago Daily News
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: Library of Congress Collection
REMARK: Information concerning this train wreck can be found here.
 
 
TITLE: W
estbound New York Central passenger train No. 151 plowed through the third coach of eastbound Michigan Central train No. 20, at an interlocked crossing of these lines at Porter, Indiana.  Thirty-seven persons were killed and four seriously injured.
DATE: February 27, 1921
PUBLISHER: Chicago Daily News
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: Library of Congress Collection
REMARK: Information concerning this train wreck can be found here.
 

TITLE: View of Tower House and Crossing, N. Y. C. and M. C. R. R., Porter Ind.
February 27, 1921
DATE: February 27, 1921
PUBLISHER: C. R. Childs
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
REMARK: Information concerning this train wreck can be found here.
 

TITLE: N. Y. Central Engine under side, M. C. and N. Y. Central wreck, Porter, Ind., Feb. 27, 1921

DATE: February 27, 1921
PUBLISHER: C. R. Childs
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
REMARK: Information concerning this train wreck can be found here.
 

TITLE: Views of Crowds, part of M. C. wrecked train in distance, M. C. Depot and Tower House to right, Porter, Ind., Feb. 27, 1921

DATE: February 27, 1921
PUBLISHER: C. R. Childs
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
REMARK: Information concerning this train wreck can be found here.
 

TITLE: N. Y. Central Engine as it lay and place where most of the bodies were extricated. M. C. and N. Y. C. wreck, Porter, Ind., Feb. 27, 1921

DATE: February 27, 1921
PUBLISHER: C. R. Childs
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
REMARK: Information concerning this train wreck can be found here.
 

TITLE: New York Central Engine after being righted, M. C. and N. Y. C. Wreck, Porter, Ind. Feb. 27, 1921

DATE: February 27, 1921
PUBLISHER: C. R. Childs
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
REMARK: Information concerning this train wreck can be found here.
 

TITLE: W
estbound New York Central passenger train No. 151 plowed through the third coach of eastbound Michigan Central train No. 20, at an interlocked crossing of these lines at Porter, Indiana.  Thirty-seven persons were killed and four seriously injured.
DATE: February 27, 1921
PUBLISHER: P & H Drugstore, AZO
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
REMARK: Information concerning this train wreck can be found here.
 

TITLE: W
estbound New York Central passenger train No. 151 plowed through the third coach of eastbound Michigan Central train No. 20, at an interlocked crossing of these lines at Porter, Indiana.  Thirty-seven persons were killed and four seriously injured.
DATE: February 27, 1921
PUBLISHER:  P & H Drug Store, AZO
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
REMARK: Information concerning this train wreck can be found here.
 
 
TITLE: W
estbound New York Central passenger train No. 151 plowed through the third coach of eastbound Michigan Central train No. 20, at an interlocked crossing of these lines at Porter, Indiana.  Thirty-seven persons were killed and four seriously injured.
DATE: February 27, 1921
PUBLISHER: P & H Drug Store, AZO
POSTMARK: June 19, 1921, Chesterton, Indiana
COLLECTION: S. Shook
REMARK: Information concerning this train wreck can be found here.
 

TITLE: Porter Ind., N.Y.C. & M.C. wreck. W
estbound New York Central passenger train No. 151 plowed through the third coach of eastbound Michigan Central train No. 20, at an interlocked crossing of these lines at Porter, Indiana.  Thirty-seven persons were killed and four seriously injured.
DATE: February 27, 1921
PUBLISHER: P & H Drug Store, AZO
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
REMARK: Information concerning this train wreck can be found here.
 

TITLE: Lake Shore R.R. Station, Porter, Ind.
DATE: 1914
PUBLISHER: P. L. Huckins
POSTMARK: January 8, 1914, Porter, Indiana
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Mich. Cen. Sta., Porter, Ind.
DATE: circa 1910
PUBLISHER: P. L. Huckins
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
REMARK: Image of the Michigan Central Railroad Station in Porter, Indiana. On reverse of postcard is written: "This is where we hang out. The back yard is prettier than the view here. The two bums you see are Clark and his clerk. This is just one of the views of the town. We did not have them taken, or I would have crowded in the picture too.
 
 
TITLE: Michigan Central Depot, Porter, Indiana
DATE: 1908
PUBLISHER: Albert Hahn Company (#1374)
POSTMARK: June 9, 1908, Porter, Indiana
COLLECTION: S. Shook

 

TITLE: Section gang on hand car, Porter, Ind.
DATE: circa 1912
PUBLISHER: unknown
POSTMARK: unknown
COLLECTION: M. Fleming

 

 

TITLE: New York Central Railroad depot, Porter, Indiana.
DATE: January 18, 1981
PUBLISHER: Jeff Strombeck
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 
 

TITLE: New York Central Railroad station, Porter, Indiana.
DATE: January 18, 1981
PUBLISHER: Jeff Strombeck
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: New York Central Railroad switch tower, Porter, Indiana.
DATE: April 25, 1981
PUBLISHER: Dennis Schmidt
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 
 
TITLE: New York Central Railroad switch tower, Porter, Indiana.
DATE: October 13, 1975
PUBLISHER: Jeff Strombeck
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Lake Shore & Michigan Southern, looking west from Michigan Central tracks, including a view of the New York Central Railroad switch tower, Porter, Indiana.
DATE: July 11, 1906
PUBLISHER: LS & MS
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Lake Shore & Michigan Southern, looking west from Michigan Central tracks, including a view of the New York Central Railroad switch tower, Porter, Indiana.
DATE: July 11, 1906
PUBLISHER: LS & MS
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Lake Shore & Michigan Southern, looking east from Michigan Central tracks.
DATE: July 11, 1906
PUBLISHER: LS & MS
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 
TITLE: East end of Porter, Indiana, yards of the Lake Shore & Michigan Southern looking west.
DATE: July 11, 1906
PUBLISHER: LS & MS
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook

 

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