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Timetable: Pere Marquette - Elmdale Sub - Paines to Elmdale (Freeport)

This was a branch line which the PM used to feed freight from Chicago and Grand Rapids to the Saginaw area, bypassing Detroit. Station information and passing siding capacity from 1944.

Station MP from Saginaw Notes
Saginaw  0.0  DN 
Paines  7.2  DN J
Hemlock  16.9 
Merrill  21.8 
Wheeler  27.3 
Breckenridge  29.3 
St. Louis  35.8 
Alma xAA 39.5  D X 
Elwell  44.0 
Riverdale  48.7 
Vestaburg  52.6 
Edmore xPM 59.0  D X 
McBrides  63.1 
Stanton  67.4 
Sidney  72.1   
North Greenville xGTW  80.2 
Greenville 80.9 
Kidd  86.1 
Belding  87.8 
Smyrna  91.8   
Moseley  96.1   
Lowell  103.6 
Malta xGTW  104.4 
Hillcrest  108.2   
Elmdale xPM 110.0  DN 
Campbell  ~112.0   
Freeport  ~116.0   
     

Notes: Line from Saginaw to Paines on Michigan Central Railroad using trackage rights. Line from Elmdale south to Freeport abandoned early.

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] = PM employee timetable #66, October 15, 1944 plus other sources.