Litchfield to Lansing

The Lansing Branch

Point of Interest

This line had no hope to survive the NYC name take over of the LSMS and MC. Since MC already had a line to Lansing from Jackson it was of no use. The line was pulled from Litchfield, Mi north during the great depression. It's still in from Jonesville to Litchfield but probably not for long. The INE RR ran coal trains to a power plant but 2 years ago the plant changed coal contract to truck only so the line sits unused today.

Richard Roberts


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