Timeline - 1835

  • First electric motor powers a locomotive. [DWS]

  • The "Toledo War" of 1835-1836 results in Michigan's relinquishing to Ohio the "Toledo Strip", a 468 square mile area stretching from Lake Erie to western Hillsdale County, including Toledo. In exchange, Michigan received the western Upper Peninsula. [BOM]

  • The Rogers Locomotive works is created. [SAM]

 


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