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|
|Bagley Junction||14.0||J W|
|Twin Creek Junction||18.6|
|Menominee River Bridge|
|Koss (Fisher), MI||32.9|
|Faithorn Junction xSoo||55.2||J W|
|Iron Mountain||76.3||Y FH|
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.
1900 timetable: 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]