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Railroad: Fort Wayne and Jackson Railroad Company


Fort Wayne, Jackson & SaginawFort Wayne & Jackson RRLake Shore & Michigan Southern

Acquired: FWJ&S in in 1879 from Jackson to Fort Wayne, IN

Became: LS&MS in 1882.

Reference: [MRRC]


Timeline

1882. The Fort Wayne & Jackson railroad will to-day declare a dividend of two per cent. [DFP-1882-0504]

1882. The Fort Wayne & Jackson railroad, under new management, is known as the Fort Wayne branch of the [LS&MS] Lansing Division, which division consists of the Lansing branch, Ypsilanti branch and Fort Wayne branch. The office of the chief train dispatcher will be at Hillsdale [rather than Jackson], from which point all trains on these branches will be dispatched. [DFP-1882-1010]