The Michigan Railroad Atlas, compiled by Michigan railroad historian Graydon M. Meints and published by Michigan State University Libraries, is available now.
The atlas has a map for each township in Michigan that had a common carrier railroad. The maps show both existing and abandoned rail lines. They also include electric interurban roads, streetcar lines, and many mining and logging railroads. The atlas has 1,350 township maps, 425 city detail maps and two maps for each of Michiganís 83 counties.
The atlas has a total of 1975 pages in five paperback volumes. Volumes 1-4 cover the Lower Peninsula and volume 5 the Upper Peninsula. The map information coordinates closely with the data in Meintsí Michigan Railroad Lines. The cost for each of the four L. P. volumes is $35.00 and the U. P. volume is $40.00.
To order, go to www.amazon.com and search: Michigan Railroad Atlas.