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The line reached Bedford on April 18, 1853 but wound up with four blocks of street running as a condition of serving that point.It became one of four such locations where the modern Monon was stuck on the streets.
The next blunder was a failure to complete a branch started from Gosport to Indianapolis (this grade was later purchased, and completed, by a Pennsylvania Railroad subsidiary), which would have provided a more direct line to the state capital rather than what wound up being a southeastern branch from Monon, Indiana.This subsidiary of the New York Central provided 0,000 in capital in exchange for NA&S's rights to build across northern Indiana and provide it a coveted Chicago connection.As part of the agreement, NA&S would also gain trackage rights into the Windy City.Unfortunately, the entire project was riddled with mistakes right from the start.Its most pressing issue was a substandard right-of-way carrying steep grades and sharp curves.
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This led to the New Albany & Salem Rail Road's (NA&S) organization in the spring of 1847 (made official by Indiana Governor James Whitcomb on July 31st as a recognized corporation) to connect New Albany with Salem.