sleeping cars

Michigan Central Roundhouse, 1860

Riding the first rails brought excitement, danger

  “It is hard to make railroading pleasant in any country. Stage-coaching is infinitely more delightful.” — Mark Twain By Bill Loomis / Special to The Detroit News The desire for a railway began very early in Detroit, considering it was a frontier town on the western extremes. The first railroad chartered in the United … Continue Reading →