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Timetable: Toledo Terminal railroad - Main Line - Belt Line Around Toledo

The Toledo Terminal Railroad was a belt line around the Toledo area in Lucas and Wood counties. It was jointly owned by several railroads.  It was mostly double tracked, except from Hallet to Bates.. Direction "A" was countercloskwise. Direction "B" was clockwise. This timetable travells counter-clockwise. Stations opened as of 1977. Stations open as of 1977.

Station MP from Boulevard Notes
Boulevard xDTSL 0.0
Boulevard Yard    RH EH DS Yard TC=DS
Hallett Tower xAA xPRR 1.4  DN I J TC=XN 
Tock Spur     
Tower K xNYC 2.4 
Temperance Yard  3.9  J Yard 
Fitch    
Monroe Street    
Wright Siding    
Vulcan Tower xNYC 8.5 
Hill Avenue Yard  9.3   
Nasby Tower xNYC  9.9  DN I 
Toledo State Hospital     
Allied Chemical     
Gould Tower xWAB xCL 12.0  I DN TC=GD 
Kerper    
Upper Maumee River Bridge    SB 
Evans    
Bates Tower xBO 15.7  DN I J TC=BS 
Willis Day Industrial Park     
Stanley Tower xTOC 18.8  DN I TC=SA 
WR Tower xPRR  
Walbridge xCO 19.8  DN I TC=WB 
Vickers Tower CP285 xNYC 21.2  DN I 
Pickle Street  22.4  J I 
Starr Avenue  23.3  J  
Ryan xT&E    
Consaul Street  24.7  J I 
Paine Avenue    J  
Ironville Tower xWLE 25.6  DN TC=VI 
Millard Avenue  25.9 DN J TC=MI 
Lower Maumee River Drawbridge  27.1  SB I TC=LB 
Manhattan Junction (Shoreline)  28.3  J I 
Boulevard xDTSL  28.6   
     

Notes:

Boulevard was the location of the Toledo Terminal main offices. A roundhouse and diesel shop were located here.

The dispatcher was located at Boulevard Yard offices.

At Tock Spur, there was a spur line to industry in the area.

In 1977, Tower K was remote controled by the train dispatcher.

Temperance Yard was the location of the DT&I yard. Even after their line from Petersburg was abandoned, the DT&I continued to interchange here (via the AA). The DT&I line actually crossed the TT in the early days.

Vulcan Tower at the NYC Old Road was eventually closed and changed to stop signs by 1977.

Hill Avenue Yard was the Ford Motor Company and also PC and TA&W connection.

Towers at Nasby, Bates, Stanley and Walbridge were noted to have had tower whistles for warnings, calling crews and maintainers.

The Upper Maumee River bridge was built as a single track swing bridge but apparently it never was motorized. The bridge still exists but the track is gone.

Pickle Street was a junction with the Sun Oil Company tank farms. It was interlocked and controlled by the train dispatcher at Boulevard.

Starr Avenue was the C&O connection to their original docks on the Maumee River.

Consaul Avenue was a connection to the WLE/NS Front Street Yard. It was controlled by the operator at Ironville.

Paine Avenue was a junction with the Toledo Terminal furance spur.

Millard Avenue was the junction with the NYC and C&O Presque Isle docks on Maumee Bay.

Manhattan Junction, also called "Shoreline" was controlled by the train dispatcher.

Speed limit on the Toledo Terminal was 30 mph on double track, 25 mph on single track. 20 mph through interlockings and the lower bridge. Most wyei's are 15 mph. 10 mph on the upper bridge.

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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