Location: Belt Line Junction Yard, Hamtramck, MI

Belt Line Junction Yard was a small yard along the Michigan Central Bay City branch, just northeast of Milwaukee Junction Tower. Though the yard was on the north side of this line, it served the MC Belt Line which crossed the GTW at Belt Line Junction at the west end of the yard. The yard had a 212 car capacity in the 1950's. The yard was split, half in Hamtramck and half in the City of Detroit. [MCTC-1950]


Notes


Time Line

1910. This was a 6-track yard. [SBM-1910]

1915. This was a 10-track yard along the MC Bay City branch. [SBM-1915]

Location: Belt Line Junction Yard, Hamtramck, MI

Belt Line Junction Yard was a small yard along the Michigan Central Bay City branch, just northeast of Milwaukee Junction Tower. Though the yard was on the north side of this line, it served the MC Belt Line which crossed the GTW at Belt Line Junction at the west end of the yard. The yard had a 212 car capacity in the 1950's. The yard was split, half in Hamtramck and half in the City of Detroit. [MCTC-1950]


Notes


Time Line

1910. This was a 6-track yard. [SBM-1910]

1915. This was a 10-track yard along the MC Bay City branch. [SBM-1915]

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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