Timeline - 2010

  • May 2: The last mechanical interlocking in the United States (an "armstrong" plant) is removed from service by the Union Pacific Railroad at Ridgeley Tower in Springfield, Illinois.


Timeline Key:

  • Railroad event in Michigan
  • Event relating to mining
  • Event related to car ferries
  • Event outside of Michigan
  • Improvement in Technology
  • Railroad built or extended
  • Railroad abandoned and/or removed
  • Economic panic or depression