The following sources have been used to compile the time line and other pages on this site...
[AArgus] = Alpena Argus newspaper.
[AATHA] = Ann Arbor Railroad Technical and Historical Association newsletter "The Double A"
[AB] = Information provided at Michigan History Conference from Andrew Bailey, Port Huron, MI
[AL] = Alan Loftis, Farmington, Michigan.
[AS] = Al Smith, historian.
[ATDC] = Along the Tracks in Dickenson County. William J. Cummings. Secord Press, 1993.
[BH] = Ben Higdon, Kalamazoo.
[BOM] = Buildings of Michigan by Kathryn Bishop Eckert. Published in 1993 by Oxford University Press.
[CB] = research by historian Carl Bajema, Grand Rapids, Michigan.
[CCEN] = The Copper Country Evening News, Calumet, Michigan.
[CD] = The Cheboygan Democrat newspaper, Cheboygan, Michigan.
[CMS-yyyy] = Annual Report of the Commissioner of Mineral Statistics of the State of Michigan.
[COHS-mm/yy] = Chesapeake & Ohio Historical Magazine + issue date.
[CRAR] = Copper Range Railroad annual reports. State of Michigan Library.
[CRH] = The Copper Range Railroad by Clarence J. Monett, 1989
[CRP1] = "The 14th Line Dummy and Milwaukee Junction", by Charles R. Petcher. Michigan Railfan, February, 1981.
[CRWS] = Copper Range Web Site
[CW] = Charles Whipp, Lapeer, Michigan
[DB] = Dale Berry, editor.
[DK] = David Kindem, Grand Haven, Michigan
[DPG] = Dearborn Press and Guide - 9/23/1999
[DPH] = Detroit, A Postcard History. Reference.
[DRK] = Henry Ford Museum & GreenfieldVillage Rail Collection, by David R. Kovl, et. al. 1993.
[D18] = Detroit 1860-1899 Images of America. Reference.
[DLC] = Dave LeCount.
[DMAR-yyyy] = Detroit & Mackinac Ry. Annual Reports, State of Michigan Library files.
[DMH] = Dan Meinhard, Port Huron, MI.
[DT] = The Daily Telegram (Adrian) Newspaper
[DWS] = Detroit in it's World Setting, edited by David L. Poremba, Wayne State University Press, Detroit. c. 2001
[EDP-mm/dd/yyyy] = Escanaba Daily Press
[EHMT] = The Early History of a Mining Town, by Robert D. Dobson, Dobson Publications, Negaunee, MI, c. 2005
[ELI] = "Edison, His Life and Inventions", by F. L. Dyer and T. C. Martin.
[ELSW] = Escanaba & Lake Superior web site history.
[EMRn] = When Eastern Michigan Rode the Rails. n=Book number. Jack E. Schramm - William H. Henning - Richard R. Andrews. c. 1994 Transportation Trails.
[FFTF-IR] = Frames For The Future Iron River Area. Marcia Bernhardt, Editor, Iron County Historical and Museum Society, Iron River, Michigan. c. 1980
[FP] = Frank Prassic, Albion area historian.
[JH] = Jim Harlow, former Penn Central/Conrail employee
[GB] = Greg Bunce, E&LS Employee
[GDJ] = George "Sandy" Duffy, Jr., President PH&S Historical Society.
[GG] = Glenn Gould.
[GLC] = Information provided by the Great Lakes Central Railroad.
[GLF] = Gary L. Franks, PE. Perrysburg, Ohio bridge historian.
[GM] = Graydon M. Meints, historian.
[GRDE] = Grand Rapids Daily Eagle newspaper, Grand Rapids, Michigan.
[GREP] = Grand Rapids Evening Press.
[GTWHS-mm/yy] = "The Semaphore", Grand Trunk Western Historical Society.
[GW] = Wakeman, George L., "My Story of the Detroit & Mackinac Railroad". Library of Michigan, Lansing, 1940.
[HAM] = Historic Arcadia, Michigan website
[HB-mm/yyyy] - Hotbox, publication of the Norht Central Region, National Model Railroad Association
[HCN] = A History of the Cincinnati Northern Railroad, Jim Brown, Little Falls Press, Cataract, Wisconsin. 2003.
[HGJ] = A Historical Geography of Jackson, Michigan: A Study on the Changing Character of An American City 1829-1969, Richard A. Santer. 1972.
[HH/MIHX8] = Hugh Hornstein, 8th Michigan Railroad History Conference, St. Ignace, MI.
[HMRB] = History of the Maumee River Basin by Charles Slocum. Published in 1905.
[HI] = High Iron Along the Huron Shore.
[HSE] = Huron Shore Express. D&M Railway Historical Society.
[HWC] = History of Wayne County and the City of Detroit, Clarence M. and M. Agnes Burton Editors, The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1930.
[I&L] = The Forgotten Path of the Ionia & Lansing Railroad Company, Merritt B. Scharnweber. 1997.
[ICHS] = Iron County Michigan Historical Society
[IT-mm/yr] = Inside Track Magazine
[JCP] = Jackson Citizen Patriot newspaper, Jackson, MI.
[KB] = Kenneth Borg.
[L&H] = The Lowell & Hastings Railroad Company. Merritt B. Scharnweber, 1995.
[LS] = "The Lake Shore and Michigan Southern Railway". David McLellan and Bill Warrick, Transportation Trails, c. 1989
[LSIOR] = "The Lake Superior Iron Ore Railroads". Patrick C. Dorin. Suerior Publishing Company, Seattle, WA. c. 1969.
[LSRC] = Information provided by the Lake State Railway.
[MA] = Michigan, State of; Archieves.
[MCDTyy] = Michigan Central Detroit Terminal Timetable Year yy]
[MCR/yy] Michigan Commissioner of Railroads Annual Report, State of Michigan Library. yy=Year of report.
[MDOT] = 150 Years of Michigan's Railroad History, Michigan Department of Transportation
[MDYyy] = Moody's Manual of Investments + year
[MF] = Michael Frezell
[MFM] = Michigan Flywheelers Museum, Kim Ingles
[MH-mm/yyyy] = Michigan History Magazine
[MHM] = Michigan historical marker
[MIHX8] = Information provided at the 8th Michigan Railroad History Conference in St. Ignace, MI.
[MMS-yyyy] = Mines and Mineral Statistics, State of Michigan (annual report of the Michigan Commissioner of Mineral Statistics)
[MOD-mm/yy] = Model Railroad Craftsman Magazine
[MOL] = Michigan Ore Lines, The. Eric Hirsimaki, Paulhamus Litho, Inc., Montoursville PA. 2002
[MPN] = Michigan Place Names, Walter Romig, Wayne State university press, Detroit. 1986.
[MRC-mm/yy] = Michigan Railfan, Michigan Railroad Club
[MRF-mm/yy] = Michigan Railfan, Michigan Railroad Club
[MRL] = Michigan Railroad Lines,by Graydon Meints. Published by Michigan State University Press, 2005.
[MRP-vol] = Michigan Rail Preservation, by David R. Kovl
[MRRL] = MichiganRailroads@yahoogroups.com
[MRRC] = Michigan Railroads & Railroad Companies, by Graydon "Don" M. Meints. Published by Michigan State University Press. 1992.
[MSAI] = Michigan State Archieves Interlocker Files.
[MSL] = A Most Superior Land, Michigan Natural Resources Magazine, 1983.
[MT] = Mark Tomlonson, historian, Kalamazoo MI.
[MTB] = Mike Tabone, South Lyon, MI.
[MusC] = Muskegon Chronical newspaper.
[MW] = Mark Worrall, historian.
[MWD] = Mark W. Dobronski
[NEW] = Newberry News, Newberry, Michigan
[NK] = Studies of Nick Korstange (Railroads of various counties).
[NN] = Nathan Nietering.
[NWL-q/yyyy] = Northwestern Lines Magazine, C&NW Historical Society.
[NYCF] = New York Central Facilities by Geoffrey H. Doughty. Published by Morningside Books, 2002.
[NYC-mm/yyyy] = The Central Headlight, New York Central System Historical Society, Inc.
[NYC-MC] = Michigan Central District, New York Central Historical Society
[OCA] = Otsego County Advance, Gaylord, MI
[OHT] = Otsego Herald and Times, Gaylord, MI
[OR] = OreRail@yahoogroups.com
[PG] = Priscilla Geyer, Curator of the museum for the Crawford County Historical Society
[PMHS] = Pere Marquette Historical Society Web Page
[PM45] = The Pere Marquette in 1945, published by the C&O Historical Society, Inc.
]PPD] = Preserve, Protect and Defend, an Illustrated History of the Michigan State Police in the 20th Century by Phillip Schertzing, Turner Publishing Co. 2002
[PRRHTS-X/yyyy] = "Keystone" magazine. Pennsylvania Railroad Technical and Historical Society.
[R&LHS-yyyy] = Railway & Locomotive Historical Society
[R&R-mm/yyyy] = Railfan and Railroad Magazine.
[RA-mm/dd/yyyy] = Railway Age or Railway Age Gazette
[RCOM] = Information from RailComm, Inc.
[RMK] = Remember When, D&M Historical Society, by Rosemary Klenow, former D&M employee.
[RO] = Robert Oom, Kalamazoo, Michigan
[RS] = Russell Smeltzer, Frankfort, MI
[RWC] = Robert Cosgrove, Past Trustee, New York Central System Historical Society
[SAM] = S. A. McCall, Historical Dates. Juse when did That Happen?
[SBM-yyyy] - Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps - year.
[SEN] = Soo Evening News newspaper, Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan.
[SMcD] = Steven J. McDonald, Cadillac, Michigan
[SML] = State of Michigan Library, Lansing, Michigan
[SMRS-mm/yy] - Soo, a publication of the Southern Michigan Railroad Society Cross Tracks.
[SOO-Qtr/yy] = The Soo Line Historical and Technical Society.
[SRI] = Steam Railroading Institute, Owosso, Michigan.
[SSDiv-mm/yyyy] = South Shore Division Bulletin of the Soo Line Historical & Technical Society.
[SSJB] = DSSA Web Page, John P. DuLong, Berkley, MI.
[SSP] = Duluth, South Shore & Atlantic Track Profile - 1907 as amended
[SSV] = Steve Selvig
[STB] = Surface Transportation Board
[STOV] = The Routledge Historical Atlas of the American Railroads. John F. Stover. 1999.
[TB] = The Toledo Blade newspaper.
[TJG] = T. J. Gaffney, Curator, Port Huron Museum.
[WD] = William Dunham collection.
[WS] = Wayne Summers, historian from DeWitt.
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