Railroad: Wisconsin Central railroad (old)


Gogebic & Montreal River → Wisconsin Central RR (old) → Soo Line RR


Leased: 1887-88 - leased the Gogebic & Montreal River (Ironwood to Bessemer).

Leased: 1890 - to Northern Packfic. Lease cancelled in 1893.

Leased: 1909 - to Minneapolis, St. Paul & Sault Ste. Marie. (bacame known as the Soo Line railroad)

Merged: 1961 - into the Soo Line Railroad.

Reference: [MRRC]


A DSS&A Historical Society copy of a telegram dated December 30, 1960 indicates "that the Minneapolis St. Paul & Sault Ste Marie Railroad Company and Wisconsin Central Railroad Company into theDuluth Shouth Shore and Atlantic railroad company as surviving corporation with name changed to Soo Line Railroad Company has been filed and this date and the merger is now effective." [DSSAHS]