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Railroad: Grand River Valley Railroad Company


BuiltGrand River Valley RRMichigan Central RR

Built: 1870 from Rives Junction to Grand Rapids.

Became: Michigan Central when line was completed in 1870.

Reference: [MRRC]


This was a construction railroad first charted in 1846 but not built until 1868 (to Eaton Rapids). This line used the Jackson, Lansing & Saginaw from Rives Junction south to Jackson.