Detroit & Milwaukee Rail Road Passenger Train Time Table, 1869

Summary

In 1869, the Detroit and Milwaukee Railroad crossed Michigan's Lower Peninsula, running from Flint, through Grand Rapids, to Grand Haven. Trains ran at standard, scheduled times from one city to another. This schedule helped passengers plan their travels.

In 1869, the Detroit and Milwaukee Railroad crossed Michigan's Lower Peninsula, running from Flint, through Grand Rapids, to Grand Haven. Trains ran at standard, scheduled times from one city to another. This schedule helped passengers plan their travels.

Artifact

Broadside (Notice)

Date Made

1869

Subject Date

28 April 1869

Collection Title

Broadside Collection 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

00.4.3482

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Printing (Process)
Wood engraving (Process)

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 17.875 in

Width: 12 in

Inscriptions

Captioned: DETROIT & MILWAUKEE / Rail Road / Passenger Train Time Table / TO TAKE EFFECT ON WEDNESDAY, APRIL 28th, 1869 for service between Detroit and Milwaukee. Below: Detroit & Milwaukee Railroad Office, / DETROIT, APRIL 28, 1869. // THOS. BELL, General Sup't. / Free Press Printing Company, Corner Woodbridge and Griswold Streets, Detroit.

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