Tappan Tower was
located about 4 miles west of Port Huron and was the interlocked
crossing of two Grand Trunk Western lines and the Chessie System line to
the thumb. This photograph above was taken in 1983. The
photo below was taken in February, 1985. [Both by Charlie Whipp]
Tunnel Yard is in the background.
Above, a photo of a westbound
Grand Trunk Western freight leaving Tunnel Yard, past Tappan
interlocking. 1984. Below, Tappan interlocking
tower with a Detroit, Toledo & Ironton engine 6415 leading a GTW freight
train on the Flint Subdivision. December, 1984 [Both photos, Charlie
Above, a Detroit & Toledo
Shore Line-powered freight proceeds westbound on the GTW Flint
Subdivision and crosses the C&O Port Huron subdivision (west of) Tappen
interlocking in Port Huron. Looking northwest. 1970's.