Railroad: Empire & South Eastern Railroad

The Empire & South Eastern railroad was built 11.2 miles from Empire Jct. to Empire in Benzie and Leelanau counties in 1900, mainly for logging purposes. The line was abandoned in 1923. [MRL]


BuiltEmpire & South Eastern RRAbandoned

Built: 1900 from Empire to Empire Junction.

Became: Abandoned 1923..

Reference: [MRRC]


This was a logging railroad owned by T. Wilce ompany. 10.7 miles in length.