Michigan Southern

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Michigan Southern History

  • AAR Reporting Marks - MSO and Pioneer Rail Corp's PREX
  • Owned by Pioneer Rail Corp.
  • Interchanges rail traffic with Grand Elk in White Pigeon. Used to physically connect to the Indiana Northeastern RR in Coldwater, but tracks are now torn out.


Michigan Southern Customers

Customer Location Receives/Ships Notes
Commodity Concepts White Pigeon Log Cars/Cottonseed Cars
White Pigeon Paper White Pigeon Tank Cars/Covered Hoppers
MSO Transload/Prarie River Material White Pigeon Covered Hoppers
Iceberg Molding Sturgis Covered Hoppers
Abbott Nutrition Sturgis Tank Cars
OmniSource Sturgis Gondolas
Frank Miller & Sons Sturgis Covered Hoppers

Michigan Southern Locomotives

Number Model Year(s) Built Notes
PREX 907 GP9 1959 Ex MILW 291
PREX 1616 GP16 1950 Ex Family Lines/CSX. Arrived on MSO late 2010.

Former Michigan Southern Locomotives

Number Model Year(s) Built Notes
MSO 66 S2 1951 Stored, White Pigeon. Scrapped 2011
PREX 101 T6 1958 Ex CR, nee BRW. Sold to George's Creek Railway in Luke, MD.
MSO 466 RS2 1946 Former D&M. First production RS2. Stored, White Pigeon. Scrapped 2011
MSO 7804 RS3m 1952 Stored, White Pigeon. Scrapped 2011

Michigan Southern (MSO) Frequencies

Frequency AAR Channel Notes
160.755 43 General Operations

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