Railroad: Coopersville & Marne Railroad Company

The Coopersville & Marne railroad was created in 1989 and purchased 13 miles of railroad west of Grand Rapids from the Central Michigan railway. This was former trackage of the Grand Trunk Western line to Grand Haven. The current operation is largely a tourist railroad operation and privately held.


Central Michigan RailroadCoopersville & Marne RailroadActive

Purchased: From Central Michigan railroad between named cities.

Reference: [MRRC]


Notes

Primarily a tourist railroad.


Time Line

 

Railroad: Coopersville & Marne Railroad Company

The Coopersville & Marne railroad was created in 1989 and purchased 13 miles of railroad west of Grand Rapids from the Central Michigan railway. This was former trackage of the Grand Trunk Western line to Grand Haven. The current operation is largely a tourist railroad operation and privately held.


Central Michigan RailroadCoopersville & Marne RailroadActive

Purchased: From Central Michigan railroad between named cities.

Reference: [MRRC]


Notes

Primarily a tourist railroad.


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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