Trains might be permanently stalled on the Nickel Plate Railroad in southern Hamilton County, but officials in the northern communities are embracing the idea of getting passenger trains moving.
Founded in 1960, the Indiana Transportation Museum has been working for decades to preserve the Nickel Plate Railroad’s legacy by offering guests what it calls “moving experiences”—literally.
Town officials are working to transform 80 acres of suburban farmland east of Geist Reservoir into a destination-worthy park with adventure options for bikers, hikers, sledders and anglers.
Gov. Mike Pence asked the Indiana Economic Development Corp. in early April to review its decision to grant $345,000 in performance-based economic incentives to Mainstreet Property Group LLC, a company started by a top Republican lawmaker and his son.