Railroad: Escanaba and Lake Superior Railway Company (old)

This E&LS railroad built the Metropolitan branch of the C&NW and was likely a construction railroad.


BuiltEsccanaba & Lake Superior Ry. (old)Chicago & North Western


Built: In 1882 from Narenta to Metropolitan.

Became: Merged into Chicago & Northwestern in 1882.

Reference: [MRRC]


This likely was a construction railroad. In 1901, rights were sold to the Escanaba and Lake Superior Railroad (new) likely for use of the name.