Locomotive Builders

Steam Locomotive Manufacturing in Michigan

  • Cadillac City Iron Works.  Built Shay locomotives in late 1870's and early 1880's.  [SMcD]

  • Detroit, Lansing & Northern Railroad shops at Ionia [CB]

  • Detroit Locomotive Works (1850's).  Built locomotives for the Michigan Central.  [Detroit Free Press, 5/27/1855, 11/11/1855, 8/12/1857 in the index at theBurton Historical Collection, Detroit Public Library][HWC]

  • Grand Rapids & Indiana shops at Grand Rapids [CB]

  • Michigan Central Railroad.  [HWC]

  • Michigan Iron Works at Cadillac (made 7-8 locomotives including the Henderson Shay) [SMcD}

  • Michigan Iron Works at Grand Rapids (made 4 chain driven geared locomotives in 1878) [CB]