Location: Carleton, MI - Interlocking Tower

Carleton MI Interlocking TowerCarleton TowerThe interlocking tower at Carleton controlled the crossing of the north-south Pere Marquette (later C&O/CSX) and the east-west Detroit, Toledo & Ironton (later CN/I&O).

Photo Info/Credit: Top, a photo of the interlocking tower in Carleton, looking northeast from the diamond. 2nd photo, the conductor picks up orders from the ironman at Carleton.  [Both, Charles Geletzke Jr.]

1926. PM builds a new interlocking tower and plant at Carleton, which includes 26 electric levers and color-light signals. [RSC-1927]