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Station: Loretto, MI

W&M Underpass under CNW at Loretto, MICNW in Ore Service Near Loretto, MILoretto was a mining town created by the Appleton Mining Company in 1892 in Dickenson County, about 2 miles east of Vulcan on US-2.  It was located on the CNW Powers to Iron Mountain line.

Also crossing near this location was the Wisconsin & Michigan railrioad which came north from Faithorn Junction to the mining district between Loretto and Iron Mountain. The W&M crossed under the CNW.

Photo info/credit: Top, a winter photo of the former W&M underpass at Loretto in 2006, The abandoned line crosses under the existing CNW line here. [Dale Berry]  2nd photo, C&NW 1904 works in Iron Mountain to Escanaba ore service in 1973. Here the train passes Loretto. [Greg Bunce]