Railroad: Pontiac, Oxford and Northern Railroad Company, The


Pontiac, Oxford & Port Austin railroad → Pontiac Oxford & Northern railroad → Grand Trunk Western


Reorganized: 1889 - reorganized Pontiac, Oxford & Port Austin railroad.

Control: 1910 - by Grand Trunk Western.

Merged: 1928 - into Grand Trunk Western.

Reference: [MRRC]


March, 1905. The PO&N is placed into receivership. [RG-1905-0331]

May 24, 1907. Robert Oakman secures option on 60% of PO&N stock. He plans to electrify the line [which did not happen]. [RA-1907-0524:820]

April 3, 1908. The PO&N roundhouse at Pontiac is destroyed by fire, a loss of $15,000. [RA-1908-0410:549]