Story - Named Freight Trains With Michigan Connections

Compiled by Le Roy Barnett

NAMED FREIGHT TRAINS WITH MICHIGAN CONNECTION

  • Baltimore & Ohio

    • Baltimore to Detroit = Banana Special

    • Youngstown to Detroit = Detroit Steel Special

  • Chicago & North Western

    • Green Bay to Iron Mountain = Mountaineer

  • Norfolk & Western

    • Detroit to Argentine KS = Super Charger

  • Pere Marquette

    • Muskegon to Grand Rapids = Cannonball

    • Chicago to Detroit = Overnighter

    • Grand Rapids to Traverse City = Stump Jumper

    • Ludington to Midland = Brine Run

  • Pennsylvania Railroad

    • Cincinnati to Detroit = Cock o' the Walk

    • Detroit to Enola PA = The Gas Wagon

    • Detroit to Columbus = The Dixie