I found the Escanaba area to be the most confusing of all.
Does CN use both the line going south by the ore docks and the old Soo line around the outskirts of town? You can see the old grades leaving Escanaba where multiple railroads basically went west from town. IIRC one was SOO LINE and the other was C&NW.
This brings up a question as well. What was the ownership history of these lines in the UP. Did the C&NW lines remain until the UP purchase. What lines from the Milwaukee Road were taken over and by whom, and what was pulled.
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