Station: Dobbins, MI

Dobbins was a station stop on the Boyne City, Gaylord and Alpena railroad about six miles east of Atlanta. This station was near the intersection of M-32 and M-33 at what is now called "the Junction". The railroad crossed what is now M-33 here, about 1/8 mile south of M-32.


1924 - In re: Investigation and Suspension of Switching Charge Named in Boyne City, Gaylord & Alpena Railroad Company's Tariff M. P. U. C. No. 409. D-1979. August 2, 1924. - Michigan Public Service Commission

Upon complaint of the Lobdell Emery Manufacturing Company of Onaway, Michigan, which respectfully represents, among other things, that the Boyne City, Gaylord & Alpena Railroad Company has filed its tariff M. P. U. C. No. 409, wherein said tariff establishes a new and additional switching charge of Five Dollars ($5.00) per car for the movement of complainant's logs from what it now designates as Lobdell Emery Camp to Dobbins, Michigan, and, further, that said new charge of Five Dollars ($5.00) per car is an excessive charge to be executed in addition to the rate now established, and is and will be an unjust and unreasonable charge in violation of the provisions and requirements of Act No. 300 of the Public Acts of Michigan for the year 1909;

WHEREOF, Complainant prays that the effective date of the aforesaid tariff be suspended for a period of Forty-five (45) days in order that it may be heard in support of its complaint. -

Now, THEREFORE, it is HEREBY ORDERED, That the effective date of the Boyne City, Gaylord & Alpena Railroad Company's tariff, M. P. U. C. No. 409, is suspended for a period of Forty-five (45) days from August 4th, 1924, that is, until September 17th, 1924, unless otherwise ordered, so that this Commission may have an opportunity to investigate the mat ters set forth in said complaint.

MICHIGAN PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION.