Railroad: Manistee Light and Traction Company (E)


Northern Michigan Traction Manistee Light & Traction Co. → Manistee Ry.


Built: 1907 - acquired line of Northern Michigan Traction

Conveyed: 1912 - to Manistee Railway

Reference: [MRRC]


Fourteen miles were laid in 1892 connecting Eastlake with Filer City via Manistee, with a branch from Peanut Junction to Orchard Beach on Lake Michigan. The lines has seventeen  passing sidings.

The company supplied its own power and the carhouse was well-equipped wit blacksmith, carpenter, machine and paint shops and a transfer table for shifting cars between shop and barn sections.