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Railroad: Detroit, Delray & Dearborn Railroad Company, The


Built by MCRRDetroit, Delray & Dearborn RR → Michigan Central

Built: 1895 from Delray to (west) Dearborn.

Became: MCRR in 1916.

Reference: [MRRC]


This railroad was controlled at incorporation by the Michigan Central, which operated on it from the beginning. The line was truncated when the D&I (DT&I) built their line from the Rouge works to D&I Junction near Flat Rock. It was later truncated farther south to the Michigan Consolidated Gas company and the Darling Company in Melvindale.