Location: Benson Yard, Detroit, MI (MC)

Benson Yard was on the Michigan Central Belt Line between Mack Avenue and Kerchival Avenue, It was about two blocks east of Mt. Elliot Avenue. According to a USGS map, the yard had about six tracks. [MCTC-1950] The yard had a 221 car capacity plus 35 cars on team tracks.


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Location: Benson Yard, Detroit, MI (MC)

Benson Yard was on the Michigan Central Belt Line between Mack Avenue and Kerchival Avenue, It was about two blocks east of Mt. Elliot Avenue. According to a USGS map, the yard had about six tracks. [MCTC-1950] The yard had a 221 car capacity plus 35 cars on team tracks.


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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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