How Whiting Got Its Name
Here’s what we know for certain: The city of Whiting, Indiana is named after Herbert Lloyd “Pop” Whiting, a railroad conductor. Here is what we don’t know: Why?
“Pop” Whiting and One of the Worst Accidents in Early U.S. Railroad History
The city of Whiting was named after Herbert Lloyd “Pop” Whiting, a railroad conductor. Early in his career, Whiting was involved in one of the worst railroad accidents in American history up to that point.