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Railroad: Detroit Terminal Railroad Company


BuiltDetroit Terminal RRConrail

Built: 1905

Became: Conrail in 1984

Reference: [MRRC]


Owned at incorporation by Grand Trunk Western (50%), Lake Shore & Michigan Southern (25%) and Michigan Central (25%).

This was an industrial belt railroad which served many automotive assembly and supplier plants in the cities of Dearborn, Detroit, Hamtramck and Highland Park.