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The Pere Marquette Railroad Company

P. Ivey

The Pere Marquette Railroad Company

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Published by Black Letter Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Railroads - History,
  • Transportation

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8319794M
    ISBN 100912382031
    ISBN 109780912382036


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The Pere Marquette Railroad Company: An Historical Study of the Growth and Development of One of Michigan's Most Important Railway Systems, Vol.

5 (Classic Reprint) [Ivey, Paul Wesley] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Pere Marquette Railroad Company: An Historical Study of the Growth and Development of One of Michigan's Most Important Railway Systems3/5(1).

The Pere Marquette Railroad. Pere Marquette's creation was largely through the hope that a unified network, rather than a series of disconnected short lines, offered a much greater chance of sustained profitability. It began with the DL&N's receivership on April 1.

The Pere Marquette Historical Society, Inc. (PMHS) was founded in as a means of collecting and disseminating information regarding the Pere Marquette Railroad. Our membership is made up of historians, former employees, modelers, and railfans.

The company remained in receivership until Septemwhen it was reorganized as the Flint and Pere Marquette Railroad. Under the reorganization plan the F&PM issued $6, in preferred stock.

No common stock was to be issued to holders of certificates of old common stock until five consecutive dividends of 7 per cent had been paid. Annual report of the Pere Marquette Railroad Company [Railroad, Pere Marquette] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Annual report of the Pere Marquette Railroad CompanyAuthor: Pere Marquette Railroad. The success of the Pere Marquette gave Young the freedom to continue his pursuits for improved passenger service. In an order of 46 new cars was placed with the Budd Company to introduce the all-new Chessie (Washington - Cincinnati) followed up by a car order from Pullman to reequip the entirety of the railroad's aging fleet.

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Reincorporated Mar. 12, as Pere Marquette Railway. Merged into Chesapeake & Ohio Apr. 1, The Pere Marquette Railroad (PM) is formed by merging three small railroads in the United States: Chicago & West Michigan; Flint & Pere Marquette; and the Detroit, Grand Rapids & Western Railways.

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Ex-Pere Marquette Railway Routes Still In Service Updated: OCT The map below shows the trackage in Michigan still in use that was formerly owned and/or operated by the Pere Marquette Railway. The company was reincorporated on Ma as the Pere Marquette Railway.

In the s the Pere Marquette came under the control of Cleveland financiers Oris and Mantis Van Sweringen. These brothers also controlled the New York, Chicago & St. Louis Railroad (Nickel Plate), the Erie Railroad and the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway, and planned.

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My reasons for choosing to model the Pere Marquette, the particular section of railroad, and the particular time period are not all that unique. I grew up in Jenison, a town at milepost 7 1/4 of the Chicago Division between Grand Rapids and Holland. I've spent a lot of time along the rail line between Holland and Grand Rapids growing up.

C&O Railway Pere Marquette District Page. K likes. Photographs, train operations, timetables, track profiles and other recollections of the C&O Railway operating in the state of Michigan on the PM Followers: K. The Pere Marquette Railway (reporting mark PM) operated in the Great Lakes region of the United States and southern parts of Ontario in had trackage in the states of Michigan, Ohio, Indiana and the Canadian province of primary connections included Buffalo; Toledo; and company was named after Père (French for Father) Jacques Marquette S.J.

(–), a. Pere Marquette Railway Consolidation and Mergers With the purchase of the LEE&DRR system inthe Pere Marquette entered into a period of expanding its influence in the Ontario market. This included the commencement of ferry services between Detroit and Windsor, Port Huron and Sarnia, and from Conneaut, Ohio to Erieau and Port Stanley.

OCLC Number: Description: [] pages: illustrations, maps ; 24 cm: Contents: Preface to the second edition --Preface --The Flint and Pere Marquette Railroad Company --The Chicago and West Michigan Railway Company --The Detroit, Grand Rapids and Western Railroad Company --Crapo-Heald Administration --Prince Administration --Syndicate Control of the Pere Marquette Railroad --The.

* NEW COAL DOCK COMPLETED AT LAKE The ‘Pere Marquette railroad company have just completed a concrete coal dock at Lake Station that has a capacity of five cars of coal. It is reported that the dock as well as a new pumping station that is expected to be installed will be run by electricity as soon as the new Consumers Power Company’s line.

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Pricing & History. The book covers different rail disasters that occurred in the state of Michigan between the years of and The Northern Michigan Traction Company, The Pennsylvania Railroad, The Pere Marquette Railway, The Pontiac Oxford & Northern Railroad, The Rapid.

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Based on Cars & Locomotives in C&O Three-Color Scheme Used from The Pere Marquette Railroad (PM) was an American railroad based in northern Michigan.

It was formed in following the merger of several smaller railroads. The railroad's unusual name came from an early name for the town of Ludington, Michigan, which was originally named for Pere Jacques Marquette, a 17th century French priest and explorer.

Pere Marquette Cabooses: An Atlas Trainman HO caboose lettered using PM A and ASeries Steel Cabooses, and ASeries Wood Cabooses. Inthe Pere Marquette purchased its first steel cabooses, a group of 25 cars from Magor. Pere Marquette Railway Memorabilia Value Guide.

The Pere Marquette Railway started operations in and stopped service in for a total period of operations of 30 years. Railroads like Pere Marquette Railway that were started after will not have as.

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Lansing: Mich. Historical Comm., Repr. Grand Rapids: Black Letter Press, Johnson, F. Brief Record of the Development of the Milwaukee Road. Chicago: Milwaukee Road,   The company was reincorporated on Ma as the Pere Marquette Railway.

In the s the Pere Marquette came under the control of. Browse maps, pictures and histories of abandoned railroad lines of the Pere Marquette Railway. On June 6, the Pere Marquette Railway was formally merged into the Chesapeake & Ohio system. After the merger, C. & O. would in assign new equipment from the abortive Chessie streamliner to upgrade the service from Grand Rapids to Chicago.

The two services, Chicago-Grand Rapids and Grand Rapids-Detroit, would both share the Pere Marquette name although they would continue to operate. On page 93 J.G.

Inglis wrote in his Northern Michigan Handbook for Travelers's book: "At midnight December 31st,the FIRST train entered Petoskey, then a mere hamlet, and for several years this place was the terminus of the Grand Rapids & Indiana Railroad." A different source stated the first train came into Petoksey at 5PM on 12 Novemberand remained one hour.

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The company was reincorporated on Ma as the Pere Marquette the s the Pere Marquette came under the control of Cleveland financiers Oris and Mantis Van brothers also controlled the New York, Chicago & St.

Louis Railroad (Nickel Plate), the Erie Railroad and the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway, and planned to merge the four companies. Throughout its brief fifty-year history, the Pere Marquette Railway’s Lake Michigan car ferry fleet played a significant role in the development of railroad ferry service, both in the United States and abroad.

The fleet began modestly in with a single ship, only five years after this type of craft was introduced on the Great Lakes. By the early ’s the fleet had grown to six. This collection consists of tax receipts, deeds, ledgers, cash books, correspondence, and miscellaneous legal papers having to do with the Pere Marquette Lumber Company.

There is also a journal and cash book of the company store, cash book of the Ludington Water Supply Company, and miscellaneous papers of the Flint & Pere Marquette Railroad. The Pere Marquette Railroad was incorporated on November 1, in anticipation of a merger of three Michigan-based railroad companies that had been agreed upon by all parties.

It began operations on January 1,absorbing the following companies: Flint & Pere Marquette Railroad (F&PM) Detroit, Grand Rapids & Western Railroad (DGR&W.

Trains magazine offers railroad news, railroad industry insight, commentary on today's freight pdf, passenger service (Amtrak), locomotive technology, railroad preservation and history, railfan opportunities (tourist railroads, fan trips), and great railroad photography.

Pere Marquette near miss views. 37 replies. Order.Built by the F.W. Wheeler & Company, the Pere Marquette was launched download pdf put into service between Ludington and Manitowoc, Wisconsin. The Pere Marquette had the ability to carry rail cars, eliminating the need for break-bulk service.

Rail traffic increased and in the Pere Marquette railroad ferries carr railcars across the lake.The Pere Marquette Railroad controls and operates the following companies: Company: Book value Percent of control: Stocks.