Welcome to the Indiana Transportation History Blog.

This blog was started by Richard McClelland Simpson III and he was the primary contributor until he passed away January 22, 2021.

This blog will carry on without Richard as new contributors start posting entries to the blog with the same research and thoroughness that Richard excelled at with each and every blog post.

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Blog Changes…

With the passing of Richard, Myself and Jim Grey are taking over the Indiana Transportation History Blog. In the last week or so I’ve been playing with WordPress to figure out how to make the blog easier to find things like old posts and such, because Richard previously had all of his blogs loading into … Continue reading Blog Changes…

Tooting Their Own Horn: Fort Wayne and Northern Indiana Traction Company

Looking through newspapers for information about transportation items can come up with some interesting results. Today, I want to look at a full page advertisement that was taken out in the 18 December 1915 issue of the Fort Wayne Daily News. The headline asks the question: “What Has The Traction Company Done For Fort Wayne?” … Continue reading Tooting Their Own Horn: Fort Wayne and Northern Indiana Traction Company

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