Lake Erie and Western Railroad
|Lake Erie and Western Railroad|
|Locale||Midwestern United States|
|Dates of operation||1879 –|
|Track gauge||4 ft 8½ in (1435 mm) (standard gauge)|
The Seney Syndicate linked several short railroads in Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois to form the Lake Erie and Western Railroad in 1879 and 1880. The Lake Erie and Western extended from the Lake Shore and Michigan Southern Railway at Fremont, Ohio 350 miles (560 km) westward to Bloomington, Illinois.
- Rehor, John A. (1994). The Nickel Plate story. Kalmbach Publishing Co., Waukesha, WI. ISBN 0-89024-012-4.