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Timetable: PRR - Main Line - Grand Rapids to Cadillac

This was the original Grand Rapids & Indiana route to Mackinaw City. Station hours and passing track capacity in 1998 based on 40' cars.

Station MP from Richmond Notes
Grand Rapids  234.0  DN Yard
Winter Street xPM 234.7  DN X P42
Bridge Street     
Shawmut Avenue xNYC  
Muskegon Junction    J P20 
D&M Crossing (Fuller) xGTW 236.9  DN X P205 
Mill Creek (Comstock Park)  239.4  DN X P46 
Belmont  243.7  P80
Childsdale    P30 
South Rockford     
Rockford  247.9 D P63 
Edgerton    P88 
Burch's Mill  253.0   
Cedar Springs xGTW 255.2  D I P115 
Sand Lake  260.3  D P73 
Pierson  262.3  P59 
Hiram (Wood Lake)  264.2   
Maple Hill     
Howard City  268.0  DN J P157 
Reynolds     
Conger     
Morley  274.4  D P149 
Borland     
Stanwood  281.0  D P101 
Byers    P86 
Big Rapids xGTW xPM  289.9  DN Y P180 Yard
Upper Big Rapids    D P262 
Paris  295.4  D P37 
Crapo     
Reed City xPM 302.7  DN I P153 Yard
Keegan     
Milton Junction (Orono)    D J P104 
Ashton  309.6  D P55 
Dewings     
Leroy  315.2  D P155 
Tustin  319.8  D P46 
Osceola Junction    D J P40 
Hobart 326.0 P58
Cadillac xAA 331.8 DN X RH
     

Notes:

Muskegon Junction is the branch to Muskegon.

South Rockford had a spur to the Rockford Paper Mills. The paper mill sits on the original right of way from Belmont to Rockford. The right of way was changed to the present allignment in 1899 to eliminate six bridges over the river.

Howard City was a junction with the PM Greenville Branch and the PM Edmore Branch.

Milton Junction (later Orno) is a junction with the GR&I Mnistee Branch.

Osceola Junction is a junction to the Olga Branch.

At Tustin the Michigan East and West crossed the GR&I on an overpass.

Cadillac: The Cadillac Belt Railway connected 

Note Key: BB=Bascule Bridge | C=Coal | CS=Car Shop | D=Open > Day | DN=Open Day and night | DS=Dispatcher | DT=Double Main Track | EH=Enginehouse | F=Diesel Fuel | HI=Half Interlocked Crossing | I=Interlocked Crossing | J=Junction | LB=Liftbridge | N=Open at night | P=Passing Track w/40' car capacity | Q=Quarry | RH=Roundhouse # stalls | RT=Railroad Resort | S=Scales | SB=Swingbridge | T=Turntable | TC=Telegraph call | W=Water | X=Crossing | Y=Wye | Yard=Yard

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