Where Is It?

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Is it between Kalamazoo and Grand Rapids?
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Where be it? Sorry AARR, it's not a former spur into an industrial area, but at least it's not interurban this time. Well, i guess part of it turned into a spur further ahead in the photo, but still :)
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It is not between Grand rapids and kalamazoo. It is reachable within a day's bike ride from grand Rapids though, which is the transportation method I used.
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Is that Muskegon, with US 31 passing under the bridge?
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Where be it? Sorry AARR, it's not a former spur into an industrial area, but at least it's not interurban this time. Well, i guess part of it turned into a spur further ahead in the photo, but still :)
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GreatLakesRailfan wrote:
Fri Apr 23, 2021 9:46 pm
Is that Muskegon, with US 31 passing under the bridge?
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Fri Apr 23, 2021 4:59 pm
Where be it? Sorry AARR, it's not a former spur into an industrial area, but at least it's not interurban this time. Well, i guess part of it turned into a spur further ahead in the photo, but still :)
That's Muskegon looking east along the old Pennsylvania RR ROW towards Grand Rapids. With US-31 passing under the bridge. Final run of the remaining old Pennsylvania RR passenger train consisted of a doodlebug between Grand Rapids and Muskegon with crossing on the bridge over US-31 in Muskegon, Muskegon County, was made on July 30, 1950.
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GreatLakesRailfan wrote:
Fri Apr 23, 2021 9:46 pm
Is that Muskegon, with US 31 passing under the bridge?
~Z~ wrote:
Fri Apr 23, 2021 4:59 pm
Where be it? Sorry AARR, it's not a former spur into an industrial area, but at least it's not interurban this time. Well, i guess part of it turned into a spur further ahead in the photo, but still :)
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railrod1949 wrote:
Sat Apr 24, 2021 5:42 am
GreatLakesRailfan wrote:
Fri Apr 23, 2021 9:46 pm
Is that Muskegon, with US 31 passing under the bridge?
~Z~ wrote:
Fri Apr 23, 2021 4:59 pm
Where be it? Sorry AARR, it's not a former spur into an industrial area, but at least it's not interurban this time. Well, i guess part of it turned into a spur further ahead in the photo, but still :)
That's Muskegon looking east along the old Pennsylvania RR ROW towards Grand Rapids. With US-31 passing under the bridge in Muskegon, Muskegon County. Final run of the remaining old Pennsylvania RR passenger train consist of only a doodlebug between Grand Rapids and Muskegon crossing the bridge over US-31, was made on July 30, 1950.

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Where be it?
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Can you give a hint?
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Let's see.. it's located in SE michigan, and is within 1/4 mile of a bicycle trail I was browsing google maps about when I found this spot for a where is it.
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I forget the name of that industry but it's a crossing of Huron River drive in Romulus. Industrial Spur not far from the mains that run parallel to I-94.

Anyone that was reading my posts in the chat should have gotten that ;)

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Righto - is indeed in Romulus. SW of the CSX/NS diamond back near the Home Depot dist center. It pays to read about our bicycle chat :)
Google says the industry is Evans Distribution Systems.
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~Z~ wrote:
Thu Apr 29, 2021 4:08 pm
Righto - is indeed in Romulus. SW of the CSX/NS diamond back near the Home Depot dist center. It pays to read about our bicycle chat :)
Google says the industry is Evans Distribution Systems.
Yes, indeed, its the Evans Distribution Systems on the west side of Huron River Drive, just north of Wabash Street, Romulus, Wayne County. That industrial spur is off the connection with both the CSX main at the east end and the NS main at the west end, The shot above is looking west with Huron River Drive in the foreground.
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I see a lot of CP trains going through there too.

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ConrailDetr​oit wrote:
Fri Apr 30, 2021 7:58 pm
That building looks like a Central Office :wink:

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Southwest Detroit?

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It's on Kercheval Ave

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1660 Hilger @ Kercheval.
AT&T Lenox Central Office

Google maps has the address location wrong.

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Correct. Southeast Detroit.

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That was my third guess. Second guess was an area just outside of downtown near Atwater Brewery.

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