Railroad: Manistee and Northeastern railroad
Built → Manistee & Northeastern RR → Leelanau Transit → Pere Marquette → C&O
Built: 1892 - Manistee to Traverse City
Leased: 1919 - to Leelanau Transit - Forclosed 1926
Operations Ended: 1931 - leased by Pere Marquette, 1955 merged into the Chesapeake & Ohio.
The Manistee and Northestern was built primarily as a logging railroad, to deliver supplies to logging camps and towns in the northwest lower peninsula and then to bring forest products back out of the area to customers throughout the region.
Photo Info/Credit: Top, this is a view of M&NE No. 1 lookingg north, just north of the Manistee Yard. It was taken about 1907. [Charles Showalter ccollection]