Re: What is a "granger railroad"?


Tim O'Connor wrote:

So a railroad that served areas where the Grange was the strongest
can be called a "Granger" railroad. I think of the Milwaukee
as the quintessential Granger.

I agree with Tim, a granger railroad served areas that were primarily
agricultural. My quintessential example of a Granger railroad has always been the

Jerry Michels

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