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Canada's Grand Trunk Railway links Montreal with Detroit

Detroit, Michigan and Surrounding Area, 1857
11/21/1859
The Grand Trunk Railway of Canada, founded in 1853 to link the towns of Ontario and Quebec, leased an extension of line connecting Port Huron with Detroit, Michigan and opened service.  This meant that the railroad could transport passengers from Montreal, over the new Victoria Bridge and via a ferry service to Port Huron, to the Detroit terminus of the Michigan Central Railroad.  (By John Osborne) 
Source Citation: 
The Canadian almanac and repository of useful knowledge for 1861-1865 (Toronto: W.C. Chewett and Company, 1865), 23. 

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