Railroad Resorts Menu

Michigan's Internet Railroad History Museum









Name Location Railroad(s) Notes and Information
Crestview Casino & Resort Crestview Keweenaw Central. in 1909. [MCR/1909]
Electric Park Near Calumet Electric Ry.  
Frontenac Hotel Frankfort AA Burned down.
Grand Hotel Mackinac Island MCRR/GR&I Still in use under private ownership.
Miscauno Island Menominee River Wisconsin & Michigan. See footnote.
Tawas Beach Tawas D&M Day excursion park.

Dale J. Berry, all rights reserved.



Miscauno Island.  According to the book A Most Superior Land, the Wisconsin & Michigan Railway built this resort hotel on the island in the middle of the Menominee River for its railroad customers.  The resort was described as "plush" and had telephones, marble baths, and electric lights, which were uncommon at the time.  "A special train bore distinguished guests from Chicago for the grand opening, and other specials came from Iron Mountain and Marinette-Menominee to bring the total attendance to more than 500 visitors.  Despite well-advertised sleeper service from Minneapolis and Chicago, the hotel couldn't attract enough business on a regular basis and soon shut down".