Station: Grand Blanc, MI

LSRC and Signals at Grand Blanc PM Grand Blanc DepotPM Grand Blanc DepotGrand Blanc was founded in 1823 as a trading post between Pontiac and Flint. The Flint & Pere Marquette railroad came through in 1864.  The town became a city in 1930. [MPN]

Grand Blanc is the location of a large General Motors plant on the CSX railroad about eight miles south of downtown Flint.

Photo info: Top, Lake States Railway 6352 passes the searchlight signal at Grtand Blanc, in 2020. [Charlie Whipp]; 2nd and 3rd photos are views of the former PM depot at Grand Blanc, top view from the street side, bottom view from the former track side. Taken in 2004. [Alan Loftis]

Station: Grand Blanc, MI

LSRC and Signals at Grand Blanc PM Grand Blanc DepotPM Grand Blanc DepotGrand Blanc was founded in 1823 as a trading post between Pontiac and Flint. The Flint & Pere Marquette railroad came through in 1864.  The town became a city in 1930. [MPN]

Grand Blanc is the location of a large General Motors plant on the CSX railroad about eight miles south of downtown Flint.

Photo info: Top, Lake States Railway 6352 passes the searchlight signal at Grtand Blanc, in 2020. [Charlie Whipp]; 2nd and 3rd photos are views of the former PM depot at Grand Blanc, top view from the street side, bottom view from the former track side. Taken in 2004. [Alan Loftis]

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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