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Location: Alexis Tower - Toledo, Ohio

NYC Alexis OH Tower NYC Alexis OH Tower Alexis Interlocking Tower was at the crossing of the NYC Detroit line and the Ann Arbor/PRR and Pere Marquette lines heading north and northwest out of the city.

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Top, Alexis Tower on the north side of Toledo, Ohio.  This tower protected the crossing of both NYC main lines to Detroit as well as the Ann Arbor Railroad and the C&O.  In its heyday, the tower also saw trains of the Pennsylvania Railroad. 1983. 2nd photo, the interlocking plant in Alexis was a combination of "strongarm" type, as well as two additional electric interlocking machines (green units).  These may have controlled nearby interlockings such as "K", just south of Alexis. 1989. [Both, Charlie Whipp]