Railroad: Consumers Power Company

Private industrial railroad, 5 miles, Erwin to Croton Dam, built in 1906. County: 62.

BuiltConsumers Power railroadAbandoned

Built: 1906 from Erwin to Croton Dam in Newaygo county, five miles.

Operated for

Became: Abandoned, date unknown.

Reference: [MRRC]


Private industrial railroad for dam construction.

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The following sources are utilized in this website. [SOURCE-YEAR-MMDD-PG]:

  • [AAB| = All Aboard!, by Willis Dunbar, Eerdmans Publishing, Grand Rapids ©1969.
  • [AAN] = Alpena Argus newspaper.
  • [AARQJ] = American Association of Railroads Quiz Jr. pamphlet. © 1956
  • [AATHA] = Ann Arbor Railroad Technical and Historical Association newsletter "The Double A"
  • [AB] = Information provided at Michigan History Conference from Andrew Bailey, Port Huron, MI

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