Pontiac, Oxford and Northern Railroad and the Legend of The Polly Ann

Polly Ann Railway Title Page

Pontiac, Oxford & Northern Railroad (P.O. & N) ran from September 1889 until the last service run of the full length of the line on February 9, 1984.

A Fortnight in the Wilderness by Alexis De Tocqueville

Fortnight In The Wilderness Alexis De Tocqueville

In 1831, two 26-year-old, French aristocrats, Alexis De Tocqueville, and Gustave de Beaumont, decided to strike out, in what today’s terms, would be the ultimate road trip. Namely, traveling overland from Detroit, to the last “white” settlement in the Northwest Territories, to Saginaw Michigan.