Station: Battle Creek, MI - GTW shops and yard

GTW Battle Creek ShopsGTW Battle Creek ShopsGTW Battle Creek ShopsGTW Battle Creek ShopsThe Grand Trunk Western railroad had major locomotive and car shops in northeast Battle Creek and the town was a division point for the railroad.

Photo info: Top, GTW 1951, an Alco RS-1, at the GTW Battle Creek shops in 1976. [Charlie Whipp] Middle photos, a landscape view of the shops in 1976. [Charlie Whipp], Bottom, a postcard view the GTW shops, date unknown. [Tim Shanahan]. 7t photo, GTW 5800 is photographed inside the Battle Creek shops in 1984 [Jim Slater]. 8th photo, a view of the shops during the winter of 1993. [Charles Geletzke Jr.]

The GTW had a 90' electrically operated turntable here, whi was removed in the 1980's.

xxxxxxxxGTW Locomotive FacilityPhoto Info: GTW Battle Creek Roundhouse

GTW Battle Creeek DerailmentThe last photo is of a derailment in Battle Creek Yard which brought out the wrecker outfit. 1988 [Charles Geletzke]

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