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Shelby County was the site of Indiana’s first railroad, which ran 1.25 miles from Shelbyville to Lewis Creek beginning July 4, 1834. Charles Major, inspired by his Shelbyville surroundings, produced best-selling novels such as The Bears of Blue River around the turn of the 20th century. Shelbyville’s Sandy Allen became known as the Guinness Book of World Records’ “world’s tallest woman.”
This sculpture depicts bronze rails twining through book-like ties, creating a vertical track capped
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