Station: Rockwood, MI

Ottawa Silica Sand Co. in Rockwood Rockwood is a city on the south edge of Wayne County at the Huron River. Rockwood was a station on the Detroit & Toledo Shore Line at milepost 31.2. There was a small yard (Rockwood Storage Yard) here as well as leads to the Rockwood Silica Company. [EFI]

Photo Info/Credit: The Detroit & Toledo Shore Line switches the Ottawa Silica Sand Company at Rockwood in 1976. [Emery Goulash photo, Charles Geletzke Jr. collection]


Timeline

1917. The NYC (southbound main line) had a water station here. [ETT-1917]

1917, The MC had an agent-operator here around-the-clock. [TRT]


Industry

  • International Minerals & Chemical Corporation (D&TSL)
  • Rockwood Silica Company (D&TSL)