Print

Timetable: Pere Marquette - Baldwin Sub - Comstock Park to Baldwin

This was a single track line from the Grand Rapids ares north to Baldwin. Station times and siding lengths from 1949.

Station MP from Grand Rapids Notes
Comstock Park xPRR 5.5  
Alpine  8.6   
Englishville     
Sparta XGTW  14.9  D I P47
Kent City  20.0 
Casnovia  22.5  P62 
Bailey  25.0   
Grant  29.8  D W P57 
Newaygo  36.3 
Drew  40.9  P65 
White Cloud  47.2  D P77 
Ramona     
Brohman     
Kopje  58.6  P63 
Bitley  63.3  P56 
Lilley     
Alderson     
Marlborough     
Baldwin xPM  73.8  DN X W C P67
     

Notes:

From Comstock Park north  a 1.34% grade for three miles.

Sparta: Crossng was originally interlocked. Protected by gates in 1945.

White Cloud: Defective equipment detector installed here in 1981.

Bitley: A two mile ascending grade southbound of 1.2%.

Baldwin: This crossing had stop signs for many years, then interlockred.

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

[REF] =