Did You Know... In 1836, the Erie & Kalamazoo Rail Road became the first railroad completed west of the Allegheny Mountains, connecting Toledo with Adrian, Michigan. #OnTrackWithAmtrak #FactaDayFebruary #AllAboardOhio Source: ohiomemory.ohiohistory.org/archives/3405
@AllAboardOhio Why there?
@LakeEffect79 Great question Mike! The proximity to the Maumee River and Lake Erie appears to be the key in determining prime locations in that time as the rivers were still used as a primary way to mass transport goods and travelers to and from the eastern US. michiganrailroads.com/stories/6864-e…