Railroads -- Michigan
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
This collection consists of the Ann Arbor Railroad Technical and Historical Association Newsletter which serves as the Association's official publication.
The collection consists of several scrapbooks containing newspaper articles of Franklin D. Roosevelt's private and political life from 1934 to 1940. There is also a Vermontville School Register (1891-1895), a booklet containing teacher contracts in Eaton County, financial records, data pertaining to Michigan railroads, Michigan Constitutional Convention of 1907 Handbook, and diaries dating from 1908 to 1933,.
This collection contains a six-page account of a fall tour (October 15-17, 1982) of northern Michigan by Eugene Huddleston. Huddleston describes the railroad and equipment used for the tour, and various scenic areas visited during the trip. Also included is a draft of Huddleston's article "Moving Pere Marquette 1225 from East Lansing to Owosso" from February 22, 1983 and a photograph of a Pere Marquette Pacific train taken in 1948.
This collection consists of a mimeographed copy of a history of Galien, Berrien County, Michigan, compiled by Frank D. Noggle. The history describes early industries, education, railroading, land use and development in the period 1828-1879. It also includes biographical sketches of some early settlers. In addition, Noggle discusses the local Pottawatomi Indians, who reluctantly gave up their land rights in 1833 and were finally expelled from the area in 1838.
In these reminiscences, Joseph Canavan recalls some of his experiences as a fireman for the Pere Marquette Railway Company (ca.1920). Canavan discusses his work, problems and conditions during a number of railroad trips in Southwestern Michigan.