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Central Railroad of Michigan

REGION

STATE

CHARTERED

BEGAN OP

GAUGE1

GAUGE YR

TYPE

ABANDONED

ABAND YR

NI

MI

1836

1838

N

REGION
NAME
MEANING OF THE VARIOUS ENTRIES IN THE TABLE

NE

NEW ENGLAND

BEGAN OP = YEAR OPERATIONS BEGAN IF KNOWN

MA

MID-ATLANTIC

GAUGE1 = ORIGINAL GAUGE IF NOT STANDARD

SA

SOUTH-ATLANTIC

GAUGEYR = YEAR GAUGE CHANGED IF KNOWN

GC

GULF COAST

GAUGE2 = SECOND GAUGE IF ANY AND NOT STANDARD

SI

SOUTHERN INTERIOR

LOCAL = "L" FOR LOCAL, "R" FOR REGIONAL

NI

NORTHERN INTERIOR

ABANDONED = "Y" FOR YES, "N" FOR NO

PC

PACIFIC COAST COAST

ABANDON YR = YEAR OF ABANDONMENT IF ANY

TRACK CONSTRUCTION WITH YEARS AND MILEAGE

1838

1839

1841

1844

1845

1846

29.50

7.80

38.16

32.34

12.46

22.90

TOTAL MILES CONSTRUCTED 143.16 1860 CENSUS 0.00 RINGWALT GIVES 143.06

NAME CHANGED TO OR ACQUIRED BY

YEAR

Michigan Central Railroad (MI)

1846

New York Central Railroad

1930

Penn Central Railroad

1968

Conrail

1976

Last Updated on Saturday, 28 June 2008 13:42