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Railroad: Detroit and Pontiac Railroad Company, The


BuiltDetroit & Pontiac RR →  Detroit & Milwaukee Ry.

Built: 1838 from Detroit to Pontiac.

Became: Detroit & Milwaukee Ry in 1855.

Reference: [MRRC]


Opened from Detroit to Royal Oak in 1838, to Pontiac in 1848, This was one of the first steam railroads in Michigan.