Location: Wenona Yard, MI - MCRR

MC Wenona Yard Engine FacilityMC Wenona YardWenona Yard was the Michigan Central's main freight yard in the Bay City area after 1900.  Before 1900, most freight classification was done at West Bay City but this area soon became congested and freight and locomotive facilities were duplicated here and Wenona Yard ultimately replaced West Bay City Yard as the main yard.

Photo info/credits: Top, the MC Wenona Yard coal dock, taken in 1950 with Mikado 2057 (an H7a) being serviced. Below, the MC Wenona Yard backshop, including circular round house in the rear, left. In October, 1956. [Both, E. L. Novak photos, Charlie Whipp collection]