Location: Flint, MI - Pere Marquette Facilities

June, 1916. The Pere Marquette plans to install a new yard containing 7 miles of track, as well as a coaling plant, water station, 4-stall engine house, at a cost of $100,000. [RR-1916-0610:852]


Time Line

1885. February 9. This morning the freight box car belonging to the Flint & Pere Marquette railroad, attached nine days ago by the City Treasurer, was sold to satisfy a claim of $185.59 against the F& PM company, that sum being the amount of taxes assessed against the corporation on the old Williams property, and which they refused to pay. The car was bid in for $187.59 by F. C. Brown, chief clerk in the office of H. C. Potter, General Superintendent of the F& PM road at East Saginaw. Considerable trouble between the city and the railroad is expected to result from the sale. [DFP-1885-0210]

1885. December 31. The F& PM will replace the old wooden bridge over the river at Flint with a new iron structure with stone abutments. [DFP-1885-1231]

Location: Flint, MI - Pere Marquette Facilities

June, 1916. The Pere Marquette plans to install a new yard containing 7 miles of track, as well as a coaling plant, water station, 4-stall engine house, at a cost of $100,000. [RR-1916-0610:852]


Time Line

1885. February 9. This morning the freight box car belonging to the Flint & Pere Marquette railroad, attached nine days ago by the City Treasurer, was sold to satisfy a claim of $185.59 against the F& PM company, that sum being the amount of taxes assessed against the corporation on the old Williams property, and which they refused to pay. The car was bid in for $187.59 by F. C. Brown, chief clerk in the office of H. C. Potter, General Superintendent of the F& PM road at East Saginaw. Considerable trouble between the city and the railroad is expected to result from the sale. [DFP-1885-0210]

1885. December 31. The F& PM will replace the old wooden bridge over the river at Flint with a new iron structure with stone abutments. [DFP-1885-1231]

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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