MiGenWeb: 1875 Eureka Twp, Montcalm County, MI
1876 plats of Courtland (Sections 25,26,27,31,33) and Oakfield (right through the middle) Townships in Kent County show the planned line as the GRR&G:
UofM: 1876 Oakfield Twp, Kent County
UofM:1876 Courtland Twp, Kent County
Another map that think I saw displayed at Heritage Village (Montcalm Community College) during the annual festival (first weekend in August?) showed it all the way to Clifford Lake (west of Stanton), but no further. The latest edition of the Michigan County Atlas by Universal Map shows that also.
I have tried to find this grade between Rockford and Greenville more than once, without much luck. Back when Charles Street in Greenville went between the two Gibson buildings, I saw what I believe were pilings for a (perhaps never built) trestle that would have crossed the parking lot on the west side of the old plant. I tried to locate these pilings a year ago from the bike path with no luck. There were reports that the grade could be followed through the Greenville School property, but there has been so much change there over the last couple of decades that this is no longer the case.
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