Location: Nolan Yard, Detroit, MI

CN Nolan Yard Grand Trunk Western's Nolan Yard is located on their main line (Detroit to Port Huron) between East Outer Drive and Eight Mile Road in the City of Detroit. The yard extends from Conner Avenue on the south and Eight Mile on the north. The GTW had a roundhouse at this yard, as of 1950. Gillen Yard was an extension of Nolan Yard and began at Eight Mile Road and ran northeast to about Nine Mile Road (1950). [MCTC]

Photo info: A view of Nolan Yard taken from Outer Drive. [John Pietrasik]

Notes

Location: 42o26.646'N / 83o00.563'W. 


Time Line

1917. The GTW had an operator here on all shifts. [TRT]

Location: Nolan Yard, Detroit, MI

CN Nolan Yard Grand Trunk Western's Nolan Yard is located on their main line (Detroit to Port Huron) between East Outer Drive and Eight Mile Road in the City of Detroit. The yard extends from Conner Avenue on the south and Eight Mile on the north. The GTW had a roundhouse at this yard, as of 1950. Gillen Yard was an extension of Nolan Yard and began at Eight Mile Road and ran northeast to about Nine Mile Road (1950). [MCTC]

Photo info: A view of Nolan Yard taken from Outer Drive. [John Pietrasik]

Notes

Location: 42o26.646'N / 83o00.563'W. 


Time Line

1917. The GTW had an operator here on all shifts. [TRT]

Bibliography

The following sources are utilized in this website. [SOURCE-YEAR-MMDD-PG]:

  • [AAB| = All Aboard!, by Willis Dunbar, Eerdmans Publishing, Grand Rapids ©1969.
  • [AAN] = Alpena Argus newspaper.
  • [AARQJ] = American Association of Railroads Quiz Jr. pamphlet. © 1956
  • [AATHA] = Ann Arbor Railroad Technical and Historical Association newsletter "The Double A"
  • [AB] = Information provided at Michigan History Conference from Andrew Bailey, Port Huron, MI

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