Elkhart to Airline Junction (Toledo)

East of the crossovers, with a grade crossing over a north-south street between them, at CP 421 (MP 421.5), there is a signal bridge, a spur of the former Big Four line heads north, a line to Kalamazoo and to Fort Wayne Junction continues ahead, and the main line turns south-southeast, still DT, Rule 261, 20 mph through the junction at CP 421 and 70-60-50 thence, past MP 421, a bridge over a road, detectors at "Elkhart" (MP 420.2), to MP 419.8, where it becomes 70-55-50 to MP 417, and 79-70-60-50 thereafter, Intermediate Signals on a signal bridge at MP 419, a grade crossings, MP 418, a wide road bridge overhead, a grade crossing, MP 417, two grade crossings, and a road alongside to the north.

The line edges southeast past crossovers at CP 415 (MP 415.6), start of a 29,310 ft. siding on the south side, a wide road bridge overhead, two grade crossings, Intermediate Signals at MP 414, a grade crossing, crossovers at CP412 (MP 412.4), end of that siding, where a former Big Four line heads south to Indianapolis, a cemetery to the north, a grade crossing, a road bridge overhead, two grade crossings in Goshen (MP 411.3), where a line once headed northeast, a spur to silos on the north side, an acute angle grade crossing, Intermediate Signals at MP 410, a dirt road grade crossing, a bridge voer a stream, two grade crossings, a bridge over a stream, Intermediate Signals at MP 405, a bridge over a road, MP 405, a grade crossings, MP 404, Millersburg (MP 403.3), where a Wabash line once crossed at grade, detectors at "Millersburg" (MP 402.9), a grade crossings, and a dirt track grade crossing.

There is a bridge over a stream, MP 402, a bridge over a road, Intermediate Signals at MP 401.1, a bridge over a stream, a grade crossing, a dirt road grade crossing, two grade crossings, a bridge over a dirt road, a grade crossing, a crossover (track 2 @ w. end to track 1 @ e. end) at CP 397 (MP 397.7), a grade crossing, MP 397, Ligonier (MP 396.3), where the line turns east, a bridge over a road, a crossover (track 1 @ w. end to track 2 @ e. end) and bracket signals at CP 395 (MP 395.4), two grade crossings, a bridge over a stream, Intermediate Signals (bracket signal) at MP 393, a dirt track grade crossing, a grade crossing, Wawaka (MP 390.9), a dirt road grade crossing, a bridge over a road, Intermediate Signals at MP 388, a road bridge overhead, a grade crossing, Intermediate Signals (386) at Brimfield (MP 386.5), a dirt track grade crossing, a grade crossing, a spur on the north side curving away, detectors at "Kendallville" (MP 382.7), a grade crossings, Intermediate Signals, dual road bridges overhead, crossovers and bracket signals at CP 379 (Kendalville, MP 379.7), west of the eponymous town, where a Grand Rapids & Indiana line once crossed at grade, three grade crossings in the town, Intermediate Signal at MP 377, three dirt track grade crossings, a wooden road bridge overhead, Corunna (MP 373.4), a grade crossing, a dirt road grade crossing, a grade crossing, a spur on the north side to industry, a grade crossing, a road alongside to the north, a grade crossing, MP 367, a station platform on the north side at Waterloo (MP 367.0), a grade crossing, crossovers at CP 367, where a line from Fort Wayne Junction (MI) to Fort Wayne once crossed at grade, an old wooden depot on the north side, a grade crossing, detectors at "Butler" (MP 360.5), a grade crossing, an embankment, Intermediate Signals at Butler (MP 359.1), a road alongside to the north, and a road bridge overhead.

There is a grade crossing in town, a spur heading away on the north side, three grade crossings, and crossovers at CP 358 (MP 358.5), where the former Wabash line from Detroit to Fort Wayne crosses at grade, followed by a grade crossing, an embankment, a grade crossing, and a road alongside to the north. The main line edges just north of east, passing from Indiana into Ohio at State Line (MP 355.3), past crossovers at CP 352 (MP 352.6), a street alongside to the north, three grade crossings in town, Edgerton (MP 352.0), three grade crossings, MP 349, Intermediate Signals at Mina, Melbern, crossovers at CP 342 (MP 342.5), where the speed limit drops to 70-60-50 and an 11,496 ft. siding starts, Bryan (MP 341.9), where there is a passenger station and a Big Four line once crossed at grade, crossovers at CP 341 (MP 341.4), and crossovers at CP 340 (MP 340.3), where the siding ends and the speed limit reverts to 79-70-60-50, detectors at "Bryan" (MP 339.9), Stryker (MP 334.8), detectors at "Stryker" (MP 334.1), crossovers at CP 329 (MP 329.8), where a 13,986 ft. siding starts, Archbold (MP 328.8), CP 327 (MP 327.0), where the siding ends, Pettisville (MP 324.7), crossovers at CP 320 (Wauseon, MP 320.5), detectors at "Wauseon" (MP 320.0), crossovers at CP 317 (MP 317.6), where a Wabash line once crossed at grade, Delta Yard (MP 315.0), the former DT&I main line (now operated by The Indiana & Ohio Railroad) bridging overhead, and Delta (MP 312.8), where there is a bracket signal.

There are detectors at "Delta" (MP 311.3), a grade crossing, crossovers at CP 307 (MP 306.9), where an 11,109 ft. siding begins, a grade crossing in Swanton (MP 306.8), three grade crossings, crossovers at CP 304 (MP 304.8), where the siding ends, a grade crossing, dual road bridges overhead, a grade crossing, Intermediate Signals, a grade crossing, detectors at "Holland" (MP 300.0), a grade crossing, Holland Quarry, a grade crossing, a grade crossing just west of the Intermediate Signals at Holland (MP 206.7), a grade crossing, dual highway bridges overhead, a grade crossing, crossovers at CP 295 (MP 295.3), where a 16,080 ft. siding on the north side begins, a road alongside to the north, rail-served silos on the north side (five or six tracks), Intermediate Signals at MP 294.4, where the speed limit drops to 70-60-50, a grade crossing, and Nasby (MP 292.1), where the speed limit drops to 60-50 and the siding ends, at a flat crossing with the former Toledo Terminal (now operated by CSX and NS) with connectors in the southwest and northeast quadrants, followed by a road bridge overhead..

The major Toledo area yard is on the north side of the line at Airline Junction (MP 290.8), where the west side of a large wye heads north to join the line to Detroit.

The countryside in Indiana and western Ohio is farmland. Eastbound passenger trains pass though this area in darkness. On westbound passenger trains, daylight appears in the western parts of Ohio or into Indiana.