Mine: Big Cut Gravel Mine, MI

D&M 646 works at Big Cut

DM Engine working Big CutThe Big Cut Gravel Mine was located in Presque Isle County about four miles east of Millersburg. This mine was related to the business interests of the Detroit & Mackinac Railway. The gravel mine, which had common ownership with the D&M, was closed in the early 1980's.

Photo Info/Credit: Top, the D&M Alco switcher 646 switches gons of gravel at Big Cut in 1981. 2nd, D&M #10, a GE switcher, works the Big Cut gravel mine east of Millersburg in 1981. [both, Dale Berry]