SAGINAW

CLASSIC PASSENGER STATIONS


THE STATIONS

The major stations serving Saginaw, during the golden age of passenger trains.

New York Central Station
Opened in 1887
Location: W. Genesee Ave. 1 block east of Michigan Ave.
Railroads: New York Central, Grand Trunk Western
Demolished.

Pere Marquette Station
Opened in 1881
Location: 501 Potter St.
Railroad: Pere Marquette/Chesapeake & Ohio
Building still stands.


NEW YORK CENTRAL

Departures



No.  Name                  1942 Dest.  1942 Time  1956 Time  1971 Time

207  Northerner            Mackinaw City   2:05 337   1:38 am
202  Northerner            Detroit         3:48 338   3:35 am
 71                        Bay City        4:48 351   5:30 am
203                        Bay City       11:36 633  10:52 am
208                        Detroit         1:50 634   2:00 pm
 78                        Jackson        10:30 352   9:55 pm


Passenger service discontinued in 1964.


GRAND TRUNK WESTERN

Departures



No.  Name                  1942 Dest.  1942 Time  1956 Time  1971 Time

 38  (mixed train)         Durand         12:30 pm   12:30 pm
 39  (mixed train)         Bay City        5:55 pm    5:55 pm


Passenger service discontinued in 1958.

Until the 1930's, Grand Trunk Western used its own station.


CHESAPEAKE & OHIO

Departures



No.  Name                  1942 Dest.  1942 Time  1956 Time  1971 Time

101                        Bay City        4:20 am
103                        Bay City       11:35 am
104                        Detroit         1:15 pm
106                        Detroit         6:30 pm


Arrivals



No.  Name                  1942 Orig.  1942 Time  1956 Time  1971 Time

101                        Detroit         4:05 am
103                        Detroit        11:25 am
104                        Bay City        1:05 pm
106                        Bay City        6:15 pm


Passenger service discontinued in 1950.


Links/Additional Information
Michigan Railroads/Saginaw County


MAPPING THE STATIONS AND RAILROADS

Links to locations of past and present stations and railroads, using Google Maps. Satellite views are also available.

Grand Trunk Western had trackage rights over New York Central through Saginaw.