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Railroad: Detroit & Bay City railroad


Lapeer & NorthernDetroit & Bay City RRMichigan Central

Built: 1872 - Detroit to Bay City (purchased Lapeer & Northern at incorporation)

Became: 1881 leased for life to Michigan Central

Reference: [MRRC]


Opened Bay City Junction (Detroit) to Oxford in 1872. Completed to Bay City in 1873. Leased Bay City Street Railway in 1879. Leased Bay City Belt Line in 1893.Bought Caro & Lake Huron (Caro Branch) in 1908.