The 1912 Grand Trunk depot in Valparaiso is a historic building and should be saved. Even better is a plan to turn this into a learning experience.
The Beverly Shores depot for South Shore passenger trains is a region landmark.
The Beverly Shores depot for the South Shore passenger trains is a region landmark.
Robert Sullivan, CEO & President, Fifth Third Bank (left to right) Times Columnist Philip Potempa and Barry Axler, President, Chicago Rotary in 2011
Robert Sullivan, CEO & President, Fifth Third Bank (left to right), Times Columnist Philip Potempa and Barry Axler, President, Chicago Rotary, prepare care packages to be mailed to U.S. Troops during an event on Nov. 11, 2011, at Chicago's Union Station for Veterans Day 2011.
The situation with the historic train depot along the Canadian National tracks on north Calumet Avenue in Valparaiso is sadly familiar. The building is in jeopardy, and it would be great to save it, but who will pay for it?
Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels is presented a "From the Farm" cookbook by Times Columnist Philip Potempa and his parents Chester and Peggy, during a July 2008 to the North Judson's historic train depot.
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