ABANDONED RAILROADS

NEW YORK CENTRAL

Trafalgar Branch

FORMERLY New York Central Railroad (Cleveland Cincinnati Chicago & St. Louis Railway)
CONSTRUCTED 1866 by Cincinnati & Martinsville Railroad (Fairland-Franklin)
CONSTRUCTED 1853 by Martinsville & Franklin Railroad (Franklin-Martinsville)
LAST PASSENGER TRAIN: late 1930's/mixed train
ABANDONED 1942 (Trafalgar-Martinsville)
ABANDONED 1961 (Franklin-Trafalgar)/1970's (Fairland-Franklin)

Stations/Milepost Locations

Direction is westward from Fairland to Martinsville
Distance is from Cincinnati

89.3 Fairland
92.7 Boggstown
96.3 Needham
101.8 Franklin
106.7 Branch
109.0 Trafalgar
111.1 Samaria
115.8 Morgantown
118.7 Williams Crossing
121.2 Mahalaville
123.9 Taggart
127.3 Martinsville

1 track, unsignaled.


Columbus Branch

FORMERLY New York Central Railroad (Cleveland Cincinnati Chicago & St. Louis Railway)
CONSTRUCTED 1884 by Columbus Hope & Greensburg Railroad
LAST PASSENGER TRAIN: early 1940's/mixed train
ABANDONED 1973

Stations/Milepost Locations

Direction is westward from Greensburg to Columbus
Distance is from Greensburg

0.0 Greensburg
1.5 Craig
4.1 Ewington
8.0 Burney
12.1 Rugby
14.7 Hope
18.7 Nortonburg
25.9 Columbus

1 track, unsignaled.


Aurora Branch

FORMERLY New York Central Railroad (Cleveland Cincinnati Chicago & St. Louis Railway)
CONSTRUCTED 1887 by Cincinnati & Southern Ohio River Railroad
LAST PASSENGER TRAIN: 1930
ABANDONED 1979 (Lawrenceburg-Aurora)/1991 (Lawrenceburg Jct.-Lawrenceburg)

Stations/Milepost Locations

Direction is westward from Lawrenceburg to Aurora
Distance is from Cincinnati

22.3 Lawrenceburg Jct.
22.8 Hardinburg
24.7 Dearborn
25.6 Lawrenceburg
28.9 Aurora

1 track, unsignaled.


LOST STATIONS (TRAFALGAR BRANCH)

LOST STATIONS (COLUMBUS BRANCH)

LOST STATIONS (AURORA BRANCH)

Known discontinued passenger railroad stations. Includes zoomable Google maps.

INTERLOCKING TOWERS

Past and present towers and interlockings.