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title:

Roundhouse at Bloomington's McDoel Railroad Yards

image number:

P0044806

description:

Top of this image is north.

This aerial image shows the roundhouse that used to be located at the McDoel Railroad Yard on the south side of Bloomington, Indiana. At the extreme right (just below center) one can see the intersection of South Walnut Street (old 37 South) and East Miller Drive. The area of the roundhouse and railroad tracks are today (2013) part of the Bloomington Rail to Trail.

This is a detail from a 1949 aerial image of Bloomington that can be found on the Indiana Spatial Data Portal's Historic Bloomington Aerial Photos site here: http://gis.iu.edu/datasetInfo/local/bloomington_historic.php

The specific image number at that site is 94-1949 (NOTE: the original images are housed with the Bloomington City Engineers.)

date taken:

1949 May 11

donor image number:

94-1949

use restrictions:

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building name:

McDoel Railroad Yard Roundhouse

topic:

Railroad facilities

topic:

Aerial views

city:

Bloomington

state:

Indiana

other place name:

McDoel Gardens

other place name:

Miller Drive (East)

other place name:

Walnut Street (South)

other place name:

Old South Highway 37

other place name:

B-Line Trail

series:

Buildings & Grounds