Erie and Kalamazoo Railroad

Erie and Kalamazoo Railroad (HMIGG)

Location: Sylvania, OH 43560 Lucas County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 42.936', W 83° 42.296'

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This rail line was the original route of the Erie and Kalamazoo Railroad, the first railroad to operate west of the Allegheny Mountains. The train made its initial run on October 3, 1836 from Toledo to Adrian, a total of approximately thirty miles. In 1837, a steam locomotive replaced horses as the train's engine. The E. & K. R.R. opened markets from Lake Erie to the Michigan Territory.
Series This marker is part of the Erie & Kalamazoo Railroad series, and the Ohio: Ohio Historical Society series.
Marker Number32-48
Year Placed1999
Placed ByOhio Bicentennial Commission, The Longaberger Company, City of Sylvania, and The Ohio Historical Society
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Date Added Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 6:15am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 274979 N 4621736
Decimal Degrees41.71560000, -83.70493333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 42.936', W 83° 42.296'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 42' 56.16" N, 83° 42' 17.76" W
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Area Code(s)419, 567
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6622 Monroe St, Sylvania OH 43560, US
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