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Mine:  Paxton Quarry, Lachine, MI

Paxton Quarry was located on the D&M Hillman Branch, southeast of M-32 and Herron Road in Alpena County.  The quarry supplied stone for the Alpena Portland Cement Company in Alpena.  The Hillman Branch was truncated to Paxton early in the 1900's.  The D&M maintained a passing track just east of King Settlement Road and served several tracks into the quarry where gons were loaded.  A turn from Alpena Junction would bring out an empty set of gons and take back a loaded train which was forwarded to the cement plant.

Today, the quarry is closed and now flooded.