Railroad: Fort Street Union Depot Company

This was a railroad in downtown Detroit created in 1893 to service the Union Depot Company. It was 1.37 miles long. In 1889, it was leased to the Detroit, Lansing & Northern, the Flint & Pere Marquette, the Wabash, and Canadian Pacific railroad jointly as part of the Union Belt of Detroit. It is now operated by the CSX and Norfollk Southern railroads.

BuiltFort Street Union Depot Co. Union Belt of Detroit

Built: 1893 from 3rd Street to 18th Street in southwest Detroit.


Reference: [MRRC]

Original owners were Detroit, Lansing and Northern, Flint & Pere Marquette, Wabash and Canadian Pacific.