GTW westbound freight train at Durand, Michigan

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In 1951, GTW ordered US&S CTC for West Pontiac, MI to Durand 41 miles. Installation was completed in 1952. The CTC machine was in Durand. At the time the line had eight passenger and 12 to 16 freight trains a day.

GTW westbound freight train at Durand, Michigan GTW westbound freight train at Durand

Engines GT 5833, DT&I 415, GT 5811, and GT 7266 pull a long train by the Durand, Michigan depot on May 11, 1983. The station sits at the junction of the Grand Trunk Western line from Port Huron and an old Ann Arbor line from Toledo. Disk 117