Timetable: PRR - Main Line - Cadillac to Mackinaw City
This is the original GR&I line to Mackinaw City. Station hours from 1898. Passing track capacity from 1935 based on 45' cars.
|Station||MP from Richmond IN||Notes|
|Cadillac xAA||331.8||DN Yard TC=CN|
|G&NE Crossing xCNE||X|
|Missaukee Junction||336.0||D J|
|Walton Junction||352.8||DN J P42Yard|
|Fife Lake||~357||D TC=FE|
|South Boardman||363.4||D P43|
|Stimson / RD Siding||364.8|
|Kalkaska xPM||371.5||D X P47 TC=A|
|Mancelona xM&NW||384.9||DN X J P77 TC=NA|
|BA Siding (Barnard)||~390|
|Alba xMC||391.6||X P37 TC=BA|
|Williams Brother's Switch||J|
|Boyne Falls||409.0||D P36 TC=FA|
|Boyne Falls Turntable||409.1||T|
|Cobbs & Mitchell Switch||~409||J|
|BC&SE Crossing xBC||~409||X|
|Bear Lake Junction (Easton)||410.3|
|Walloon Junction||416.2||J Y|
|Petoskey||424.8||DN P82 Yard TC=P|
|Oden State Fish Hatchery|
|Tindle & Jackson Mill Switch||~442||J|
|Pellston||442.6||D J P42 TC=SA|
|Belding-Hall Lumber Branch||J|
|Mackinaw City||459.0||D Yard RH Y TC=MC|
Walton Junction: A junction with the Traverse City Branch. The Manistee & Northeastern crossed under the GR&I in an underpass at this location.
Crofton: A branch was located here to the Cobbs & Mitchell logging camps.
Antrim: Junction with the Antrim Iron Company logging railroad. The switch went suthwest to the company at Elder Road.
Mancelona: Branches from here to the Mancelona Handle Copany logging railroads.
Williams Brother's Switch: To Williams Brothers logging branch to "Brothers" lumber camp in 1914.
Huntsworth: A PRR enginehouse was located here for the helper locomotive for Elmira Hill.
North Elmira: The Boyne City, Gaylord & Alpena crossed the GRI/PRR on an overhead bridge. The concrete abutments continue to exist as well as the elevated right-of-way.
BCG&A Junction: A switch went southwest from the GR&I at Cherry Hill Road, then across US-131 and the south branch of the Boyne River.
Boyne Falls turntable: This turntable turned steam locomotives working as the helper engine on Elmira Hill.
Cobbs & Mitchell Switch: This switch went to the C&M logging railroad (Boyne Falls & Northeatern). The BF&NE was operated from 1902 to 1924.
BC&SE Crossing: The Boyne City and Southeastern crossed both the GR&I and the Cobbs & Mitchell logging railroad (BF&NE) here, north of teh Boyne River.
Walloon Junction: This was the south limit of the Petoskey commuter operations.
Foremans: Double track began here north to Ke-Go-Mic. There was a 3 stall roundhouse here built in 1903.
Ke-Go-Mic: This was formally Harbor Springs Junction. A junction with the Harbor Springs branch.
Conway: An artesion well pipe was located at this station.
Alanson: This was the northern terminus of the Petoskey region resort commuter rail operations.
Tindle & Jackson Mill Switch: This rack led northwest to the mills.
Pellston: A branch ran four miles to the northwest from here.
Belding-Hall Lumber Branch: A switch here went northwest to Ely (across Pellston Airport) to mills at Ely.
Mackinaw City: The depot and roundhouse here was shared with the New York Central.
Mackinaw City Docks: This is the railroad car ferry dock to St. Ignace in the upper peninsula.
Note Key: BB=Bascule Bridge | C=Coal | CS=Car Shop | D=Open > Day | DN=Open Day and night | DS=Dispatcher | DT=Double Main Track | EH=Enginehouse | F=Diesel Fuel | HI=Half Interlocked Crossing | I=Interlocked Crossing | J=Junction | LB=Liftbridge | N=Open at night | P=Passing Track w/40' car capacity | Q=Quarry | RH=Roundhouse # stalls | RT=Railroad Resort | S=Scales | SB=Swingbridge | T=Turntable | TC=Telegraph call | W=Water | X=Crossing | Y=Wye | Yard=Yard