Railroad: Port Huron and Detroit Railroad Company

The Port Huron and Detroit railroad was organized in1901 and built from Port Huron to Marysville. This may have been original Port Huron and Southern railroad. It was extended to Marine City in 1918. The line was purchased by the Chesapeake & Ohio railroad in 1984 and became part of CSX in 1997. [MRL]


Port Huron & Southern (?) → Port Huron & Detroit RR → Chesapeake & Ohio →  CSX


Operated: 83 Years.

Built: 1901. In 1918 - Marysville to Marine City.

Sold: 1984 - to Chesapeake & Ohio railroad.

Reference: [MRRC]


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Photo Info: Port Huron & Detroit No.62 Alco-built S-4 switcher near St. Clair in a postcard view. [Dale Berry collection]