Timeline - 1833

  • April 22: Erie & Kalamazoo Rail road incorporated. [MDY33/DWS]

  • June 6: Andrew Jackson was the first United States President to ride on a railroad train. He journeyed from Ellicott's Mills Maryland to Baltimore over the  Baltimore & Ohio. [AARQJ]


  • Electromagnetic telegraph is invented. [DWS]

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