334 Route 46. FORT WAYNE. From Buffalo
line to Indianapolis (p. 378). 491 M. Otis. Lake Michigan (p. 342)
soon comes into sight on the right, and we enter Illinois ('Prairie
State') at (499 M.) Chesterton. Various surburban stations are
passed before we reach the La Salle'St. Station at —
540M. Chicago (see'p. 346).
b. Via New York, Chicago, and St. Louis Railroad.
623 M. Railway ('Nickel Plate Line') in 15-19 hrs. (fare $12; sleeper
or'parlour-car $ 3).
^Buffalo, see p. 239. As far as (184 M.) Cleveland (p. 330) this
line runs parallel with the one above[described]and passes the same
stations. Beyond Cleveland it follows the shore of Lake Erie pretty
closely. 210 M. Lorain, the junction of a line to Elyria (p. 333).
Beyond (221 M.) Vermillion the line bends to the left and runs in¬
land. 240 M. Kimball; 248 M. Bellevue (Rail. Restaurant); 260 M.
Green Springs (Oak Ridge, $2V2), with copious sulphur springs;
280 M. Fostoria, the junction of several railways; 286 M. Arcadia
(carriages changed for points on Lake Erie & Western R. R.); 300 M.
McComb; 310 M. Leipsic Junction, for a line to Dayton and Cincin¬
nati. Beyond (349 M.) Payne we enter Indiana.
371 M. Fort Wayne(775 ft.; Aveline Ho., Wayne Ho., $2V2-3y2;
Rail. Restaurant), an industrial city of 45,115 inhab., on the Maumee
River, here formed by the confluence of the St. Joseph and the St.
Mary, occupies the site of an old fort (first built in 1764), which
plays a considerable part in Colonial history. It is a railway-centre
of great importance (comp. p. 326). — Near (424 M.) Tippecanoe
Gen. Harrison ('Old Tippecanoe') defeated Tecumseh, at the head
of the Miamis and Shawnees, in 1812. — 477 M. Valparaiso, with
a normal school and business college attended by 4000 students
and having a medical department in Chicago. — Farther on we
enter Illinois. 514 M. Grand Crossing; 516V2 M. Englewood; 522 M.
Thirty-First Street (Chicago).
523 M. Chicago (Grand Central Station), see p. 346.
c. Via Michigan Central Railroad.
536 M. Railway (North Shore Line or 'Niagara Falls Route') in 13-16 hrs.
(fare $ 13; parlour-car or sleeper $3). This line runs on the N. side of
Lake Erie, through the Canadian province of Ontario. It affords a good
view of Niagara Falls (see below). Luggage checked to United States
points is not examined; small packages examined in crossing the Canti¬
lever Bridge (p. 253).
Buffalo, see p. 239. The train descends along the right bank
of the Niagara River (comp. p. 242) to (22M.) Niagara Falls, N. Y.
(p. 250), and (24 M.) Suspension Bridge (p. 247). It then crosses
the river by the "Cantilever Bridge described at p. 253 (*View of
rapids) to (24y2 M.) Niagara Falls, Ontario (p. 339). Thence it
runs to the S., along the Victoria Park (p. 252), to (25y2 M.) Victoria
Park and (27_M.) Falls View, where all trains stop five minutes
to allow passengers to enjoy the splendid "View of Niagara Falls