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Re: PC: Old Penn-Cenn RR bed.
- Subject: Re: PC: Old Penn-Cenn RR bed.
- From: Jerry Jordak <jer@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 23 May 1997 20:34:31 -0400
Lisa A Bach wrote:
> I'm interested in the history behind an old railroad bed (without the
> rails) near my property north of Lapeer Michigan. The county map has
> them labeled as Penn-Cenn. I have walked them and they appear to have
> been raised several years ago with remnant gravel and some old ties lay
> around. It would make an awesome mountain bike trail! I have walked
> them and they lead to a small town just 2 miles north called
> Columbiaville , MI. where there is an old brick passenger terminal which
> has since been taken over by the Rotary club.
>From what my sources show, this line used to be a New York Central
line that at one time went from Detroit to Saginaw and Bay City, and
eventually all the way to Mackinaw City. I don't know when it was
Jerry W. Jordak The boxcars and flatbeds, whistle blowin' steam
mailto:email@example.com That was yesterday
http://prozac.cwru.edu/jer/ Now those big trains don't come anymore
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