News & Features

Media Coverage

Media coverage received over the last few years:

Tourists Ride the Rails through Michigan History (July 27, 2013) - The Detroit News by Ursula Watson

Peek Through Time:  Grand celebration welcomes completion of rail line between Jackson and Toledo (May 30, 2013) - Jackson Citizen Patriot, by Ken Wyatt.

Pallox Facility bought by SMRS Supporters (June 6, 2012) - The Daily Telegram, Lenconnect.com

Southern Michigan Railroad Celebrates 30 Years Riding the Rails (July 18, 2012) - The Tecumseh Herald, Tecumsehherald.com

Railroad Society Thanks Supporters of Anniversary Event (July 2011) - The Tecumseh Herald, Tecumsehherald.com

Tecumseh Man faces Felony Charges for Railroad Prank - The Daily Telegram, Lenconnect.com

Historic Fall Color Tours (October 17, 2011) - Heritage Newspapers, Heritage.com

Southern Michigan Railroad Society Wins Ruling (March 29, 2010) - The Daily Telegram, Lenconnect.com

Railroad Society is Victim - letter to the editor (January 22, 2010) - The Daily Telegram, Lenconnect.com

Battle Continues for Control of Southern Michigan Railroad Society (December 26, 2009) - The Daily Telegram, Lenawee Connection

Railroad Group preserves Track Ownership (April 1, 2009) - The Daily Telegram, Lenawee Connection

Railroad Fights for Existence (May 24, 2008) - The Daily Telegram, Lenawee Connection

A Holiday Train Ride (December 2008)

Michigan Week (2003)

Community Achievement Award Recipient (2003)

National Railway Historical Society awards grant to SMRS (June 2001)

Jackson Branch Bridge No. 15 over Raisin River listed by the National Registry of Historic Places (April 2001)

Slow Down and View the Colors: Train rides provide looks at past and autumn foliage, Ann Arbor News Bureau (October 2000)

Detroit Now from the Heart, Channel 7 (ABC) (July 2000)

Lemoyne & Lake Erie Railroad (April 1998)

A Primer on the Motorcar Hobby (February 1997)

New Engine that Can (August 1995)