Timetable: Lake Superior & Ishpeming - Little Lake Branch - Lawson to Princeton

This line was part of the original Munising Railway line from Munising to Little Lake, built in 1897. The C&NW was crossed at Little Lake in 1906 and the line was extended to Gwinn and Princeton. This was a single track branch line, used for forest products and the transport of ore.

The line from Gwinn to Little Lake was abandoned and removed between 1962 and 1965. The line from Little Lake to Lawson was abandoned and removed in 1979.

Station MP from Munising Notes
Lawson  27.9 J = LSI main line to Marquette
Vick 28.9  
Sigan 30.0  
Carlshend  31.9  
Anderson 33.3  
Cedar Bank 34.4  
Firmin 35.2  
Martin 35.0  
Little Lake  37.9 X = CNW Ishpeming line
(Junction) 41.0 J = LSI Mine branch (see 42.7)
Gene 42.0  
New Swanzy 42.4  
(Crossing) 42.6 X CNW BSA
(Junction) 42.7 J = LSI Mine branch (4 mines)
(Junction) 42.8 J = LSI Gwinn mine branch
Gwinn  43.0  
Austin Mine 43.6  
Oro 44.0  
(Junction) 45.0 J = LSI Stephenson mine branch
Stegmiller Mine 45.1  
Princeton  45.3 J = CNW B5
     

 

Note Key: BB=Bascule Bridge | C=Coal | CS=Car Shop | D=Open > Day | DN=Open Day and night | DS=Dispatcher | DT=Double Main Track | EH=Enginehouse | F=Diesel Fuel | HI=Half Interlocked Crossing | I=Interlocked Crossing | J=Junction | LB=Liftbridge | N=Open at night | P=Passing Track w/40' car capacity | Q=Quarry | RH=Roundhouse # stalls | RT=Railroad Resort | S=Scales | SB=Swingbridge | T=Turntable | TC=Telegraph call | W=Water | X=Crossing | Y=Wye | Yard=Yard

Reference: = [MRL]


Timeline

1937. Railway postal service from Little Lake to Munising is replaced by a "star route" truck line, serving Carlshead, Skandia Dukee, sandell, Rumely, Eben Junction, Chatham, Forest Laand Munising.