Railroad: Cheboygan horse car line - D. J. Kennedy

 


Built → Cheboygan horse car line → Benton Harbor-St. Joes Ry & Light

 

Began: 1893

Operated for 5 years.

Operated: Intermittently

Abandoned: 1898

Reference: [CERA]


Notes

D. J. Kennedy of Bay City opened a horse car line from the McArthur Boat Dock south on Main Street, with branches to the Michigan Central depot and a saw mill in Duncan City (across the Cheboygan River from the City of Cheboygan).

Two cars were used and a third was added. In the winter, runners were substituted for wheels. The road shut down in 1896 and was reopened in 1898. Operations ended in September, 1898. [CERA]

The car/horse barn for this line was near the McArthur dock.


Time Line

1893. Begins operation.

1898. Operates intermittently then is abandoned.

 

Railroad: Cheboygan horse car line - D. J. Kennedy

 


Built → Cheboygan horse car line → Benton Harbor-St. Joes Ry & Light

 

Began: 1893

Operated for 5 years.

Operated: Intermittently

Abandoned: 1898

Reference: [CERA]


Notes

D. J. Kennedy of Bay City opened a horse car line from the McArthur Boat Dock south on Main Street, with branches to the Michigan Central depot and a saw mill in Duncan City (across the Cheboygan River from the City of Cheboygan).

Two cars were used and a third was added. In the winter, runners were substituted for wheels. The road shut down in 1896 and was reopened in 1898. Operations ended in September, 1898. [CERA]

The car/horse barn for this line was near the McArthur dock.


Time Line

1893. Begins operation.

1898. Operates intermittently then is abandoned.

 

Bibliography

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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