Timetable: W&M - Main Line - Peshtigo Harbor to Iron Mountain

The Wisconsin & Michigan was a single track line north from Wisconsin into the Upper Peninsula iron range near Iron Mountain. The line hauled forest products and ore.

Station MP from Peshtigo Harbor Notes
Peshtigo Harbor 0.0   
Peshtigo  8.0   
Bagley Junction  14.0  J W 
Walsh  16.9   
Twin Creek Junction  18.6   
Miles  20.8   
Kinsman  22.7   
Newton     
Goll  24.3   
Baxter     
Wagner  25.9   
McAllister  27.8   
Packard, WI  30.3   
Menominee River Bridge    
Koss (Fisher), MI  32.9   
Kongie  34.3   
Kells  36.7   
Swanson  39.5   
Ames     
Gardner  44.4   
Arnold  45.5   
Everett Junction  46.2   
Nathan  47.0   
Hammond     
Houte     
Bird  51.9   
Brooks     
Faithorn Junction xSoo  55.2  J W 
Hamlin  58.8   
Wann     
Vista  60.4   
Aragon Junction  62.1  J
O'Callaghan  62.8   
Loretto  63.6   
Bergam  64.1 
Norway  67.9   
Omun     
Nunro Mine  68.9   
Few Mine 69.5  
Quinnesec 71.8 W
Cundy Mine 71.9  
Iron Mountain 76.3 Y FH
     

Notes:

The W&M ran tug-barge service to Chicago from Peshtigo Harbor from 1895 to 1910. At Peshtigo, they interchanged with the C&NW. At Bagley Junction, W&M has trackage rights 8.5 miles to Menominee over the MILW. They moved their shops to Menominee from Peshtigo, date unknown. They also had connections with the AA car ferry at Menominee.

The W&M crossed under the C&NW at O'Callaghan. They interchanged with the C&NW Ore Line at Loretto. The water tank at Quinnesec was at Fumee Creek, 1/4 mile east of town. The W&M freight house in Iron Mountain was at H Street. They used the MILW passenger station at Iron Mountain.

Note Key: BB=Bascule Bridge | C=Coal | CS=Car Shop | D=Open > Day | DN=Open Day and night | DS=Dispatcher | DT=Double Main Track | EH=Enginehouse | F=Diesel Fuel | HI=Half Interlocked Crossing | I=Interlocked Crossing | J=Junction | LB=Liftbridge | N=Open at night | P=Passing Track w/40' car capacity | Q=Quarry | RH=Roundhouse # stalls | RT=Railroad Resort | S=Scales | SB=Swingbridge | T=Turntable | TC=Telegraph call | W=Water | X=Crossing | Y=Wye | Yard=Yard

[REF] = Greg Bunce and other sources.


Time Line

1900 timetTimetableable: At left.

1902. Construction of this road from Faithorn Jct. to Quinnessec was completed this fall and open for business. [MCR-1903]

1909. Michigan Railroad Commission Inspection report. WISCONSIN & MICHIGAN RAILWAY. Inspection was made of this road August 18. This road extends from Iron Mountain to Koss, in Menominee county, with a branch line from Everett to Miscauno. Four and one-half miles of new road was built during the past year from Quinnesec to Iron Mountain, with access to the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul passenger station at Iron Mountain. Track alignment is good and ties are in first class condition. Station grounds are well kept and stations are adequate. However, the bulletin boards in many places were not given proper attention by the agents. Equipment and cars in first class condition. Highway crossing signs and crossings are in good condition. Frogs and switches are blocked as required by law and fences are built wherever land is cleared. This company owns a gasoline coach which has a capacity of about twenty persons and with this car gives frequent service on some portions of its line. It contemplates the purchase of other cars of similar character which may in time handle the greater portion of their passenger traffic. [MCR-1909]