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Railroad: Detroit and Mackinac Railway Company


DBC&A RRDetroit & Mackinac Ry.Lake State Ry.

Acquired: 1894 from Alger to Alpena.

Became: Lake State Ry  in 1992. [LSRC website].

Reference: [MRRC]


Acquired the Detroit, Bay City & Alpena Railroad in 1894. Bought Alpena Northern Ry. in 1895, Leased AuSable & Northwestern in 1912 and purchased it in 1914. Purchased former Penn Central line in Kawkalin to Pinconning and Sallings (near Lake Otsego) to Mackinaw City in 1976. Also operated state-owned portion from Pinconning to Salings at this time.