Paint schemes old and new: On location of the old Jefferson Proving Grounds in Madison, Indiana rests the shops of the Madison Railroad. This facility was once used for munitions testi... (more)
Madison Railroad "CMPA" #3634 Crosses a trestle bound for Madison,IN
Madison Railroad "CMPA" #3634 Crosses a road leaving Madison,IN
Rare-mileage trip for city of Madison's Bi-centennial heads south towards Madison. Trip did not run over the famous incline but was still a rare sight to see on this seldom used part of the railro... (more)
A different view of the Madison Hill, this time in color. For more views, view photo ID: 191033 and 191138.
Who would have thought that the City of Madison, IN would own the steepest standard gauge main track in the country! At 5.89% it's no wonder there hasn't been any activity here in years. For a dif... (more)
Yes, it's really that steep. The Madison Incline is the steepest 'mainline' grade in the US, at just under 6%, it's steeper than Saluda and Raton pass. The grade wasn't on a true mainline, that is... (more)