Timeline - 1832

  • February 1: "The Western Immigrant" newspaper of Ann Arbor suggests a trans-continental railroad, the first mention in print of such a project. [MT]

  • June 28: Detroit & St. Joseph Railroad chartered. [MDOT]

 


Timeline Key:

  • Railroad event in Michigan
  • Event relating to mining
  • Event related to car ferries
  • Event outside of Michigan
  • Improvement in Technology
  • Railroad built or extended
  • Railroad abandoned and/or removed
  • Economic panic or depression