Railroad: Michigan Northern Railway Company


Pennsylvania Railroad → Michigan Northern Ry Parts abandoned, remainder to State of Michigan


Operating Agreement: 1876 - with State of Michigan to operate state-owned rails in north and west Michigan.

Operations Agreement Ended: 1984.

Reference: [MRRC]


MIGN Shark MIGN Shark at Mackinaw City

Photo Info/Credit: MIGN 1216 and 1205, Baldwin "sharks", sit in the Cadillac yard awaiting assignment in 1978. 2nd photo, Michigan Northern 1216 is ready to be loaded into the Chief Wawatam ferry in 1979, after being sold to the Escanaba & Lake Superior railroad in the upper peninsula. [Both, Neil Plagens photos, Mark Andersen collection]