Railroad: Cadillac & Lake City Railway Company

The Cadillac & Lake City was organized in 1964 to takeover property owned by the Pennsylvania Railroad. The line owned the former PRR Missaukee branch to Falmouth, and other related branches. Abandonment of these lines began in 1972 with the Missaukee Jct. to Round Lake Jct. portion operated until 1984. [MRL] reports that the line was actually not operated after 1975.


Pennsylvania railroadCadillac & Lake City railroadAbandoned

Acquired: from Penndel (former Pennsylvania RR/GR&I in 1963

Operated for 18 years.

Abandoned: 1981 (service ended in 1975)

Reference: [MRRC]


xxxxxxxxPhoto Info: C&LS No. 1 switches near Falmouth in 1967. [Doug Leffler photo]


Notes

From Missaukee Junction to Lake City and Falmouth. Corporation continued railroad ownership outside of Michigan. [MRRC]


Time Line

 

Railroad: Cadillac & Lake City Railway Company

The Cadillac & Lake City was organized in 1964 to takeover property owned by the Pennsylvania Railroad. The line owned the former PRR Missaukee branch to Falmouth, and other related branches. Abandonment of these lines began in 1972 with the Missaukee Jct. to Round Lake Jct. portion operated until 1984. [MRL] reports that the line was actually not operated after 1975.


Pennsylvania railroadCadillac & Lake City railroadAbandoned

Acquired: from Penndel (former Pennsylvania RR/GR&I in 1963

Operated for 18 years.

Abandoned: 1981 (service ended in 1975)

Reference: [MRRC]


xxxxxxxxPhoto Info: C&LS No. 1 switches near Falmouth in 1967. [Doug Leffler photo]


Notes

From Missaukee Junction to Lake City and Falmouth. Corporation continued railroad ownership outside of Michigan. [MRRC]


Time Line

 

Bibliography

The following sources are utilized in this website. [SOURCE-YEAR-MMDD-PG]:

  • [AAB| = All Aboard!, by Willis Dunbar, Eerdmans Publishing, Grand Rapids ©1969.
  • [AAN] = Alpena Argus newspaper.
  • [AARQJ] = American Association of Railroads Quiz Jr. pamphlet. © 1956
  • [AATHA] = Ann Arbor Railroad Technical and Historical Association newsletter "The Double A"
  • [AB] = Information provided at Michigan History Conference from Andrew Bailey, Port Huron, MI

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