NS Michigan Customers

From RailroadfanWiki
Jump to: navigation, search
  • By Subdivison (Alphabetical) Then Town (West to East, Then North to South)
  • Active Railroad Interchanges included, add "Railroad Interchange" as a "note"
  • If the Customer is not on the main line/siding, note it as such. For example, Padnos in Holland is on the Dock Track.
  • Active Customers Only (Shipping within the last 2 years)

Michigan Line

  • Runs from Porter, Indiana to Dearborn, Michigan.
  • All customers west of Kalamazoo are handled by train B05 out of Burns Harbor, Indiana.


  • Interchanges with Grand Elk Railroad at Kalamazoo, Michigan.
  • Interchanges with Jackson and Lansing Railroad at Jackson, Michigan.


City/Town Customer Company Description Served by Train Type of Railcar Notes
Buchanan Co-Alliance Liquid Fertilizer B05 Tank Cars
Niles French Paper Mill Paper Mill B05 Boxcars Boxcars unloaded at old Simplicity plant. Active shipper?
Niles National Standard Steel Wire Manufacturer B05 Bulkhead Flatcars Active shipper?
Niles Davis Cartage Materials Transload Materials Transload B05 Hoppers Active shipper?
Dowagiac Ameriwood Industries Furniture Manufacturer B05 Bulkhead Flatcars/Boxcars Currently inactive.
Decatur Northstar Grain Grain Elevator B05 Covered Hoppers Currently inactive.
Lawton Welch Foods Fruit Juice Producer B05 Tank Cars
Kalamazoo Lewis C Howard Warehouse B34 Cottonseed Hoppers
Augusta Knappen Milling Flour and Wheat Mill B34/B57 Covered Hoppers
Battle Creek ReConserve of Michigan Food Byproduct Recycler B57 Covered Hoppers
Battle Creek WestRock Paper Mill B57 Tank Cars
Battle Creek Post Foods Breakfast Cereal Producer B57 Covered Hoppers Served jointly with CN.
Battle Creek Kellogg's Breakfast Cereal Producer B57 Covered Hoppers Served jointly with CN.
Battle Creek ADM Sweetener Terminal Food Sweetner Transload B57 Tank Cars Located in Hinman Yard.
Albion Andersons Ethanol Ethanol Plant B22 Covered Hoppers/Tank Cars
Albion Continental Carbonic Products Dry Ice Manufacturer B22 Tank Cars
Albion Georgia-Pacific Packaging Manufacturer B22 Boxcars
Albion American Colloid Green Sand Molding Materials B22 Covered Hoppers
Albion Knauf Insulation Fiberglass Insulation B22 Covered Hoppers
Jackson Certain Teed Building Material Manufacturer B16 Covered Hoppers
Jackson OmniSource Scrapyard B16 Gondolas
Jackson Dawn Food Products Bakery Ingredient Manufacturer B16 Covered Hoppers
Jackson Gerdau Steel Steel Manufacturing Plant B16 Gondolas/Covered Hoppers/Steel Coil Cars/Flatcars
Jackson General Materials Lumber Yard B16 Centerbeam Flatcars Active shipper?
Jackson Worthington Specialty Processing Processed Steel B16 Steel Coil Cars
Jackson Aunt Millie's Bakery Bakery B16 Covered Hoppers
Chelsea Chelsea Milling Company Baking Mix Manufacturer B22/B44 Covered Hoppers
Chelsea Chelsea Grain Grain Elevator B22/B44 Covered Hoppers Shuttered in 2020.
Van Buren Charter Twp. Contractors Steel Steel Distributor B17/B18 Steel Coil Cars Active Shipper?
Canton Worthington Specialty Processing Processed Steel B17/B18 Steel Coil Cars
Wayne Ford Michigan Assembly Plant Vehicle Ramps B17/B18 Autoracks
Wayne Wayne Industries Processed Steel B17/B18 Steel Coil Cars/Boxcars
Wayne Boise Building Materials Lumber B17/B18 Centerbeam Flatcars/Boxcars
Wayne Cul-Mac Industries Chemical Company B17/B18 Covered Hoppers/Tank Cars

Back to NS Customer Lists

Back to NS