Timeline - 1992

  • February: The Lake State Railway Company (LSRC) is created, following the lease of the Detroit & Mackinac Railway to management officials. [MRC-2/1995]

  • June 12: Craig Burroughs leases the Mellen, WI to Bessemer, MI line from the Wisconsin Central and begins freight operations. The operation, which used a former LS&I GE U23C, ceased on February 12, 1995.

  • June: The Union Belt of Detroit is dissolved. [EMR4]

  • November: Work starts on enlarging one tube of the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel.  It is completed on April 17, 1994. [SOO-Su/1994]



 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