|A variety of C&M power ready to roll, Cabooses are still required on every train
|The following track plans were drawn awhile back but still represent the
spirit and basic design of the C&M Railroad.
|LOWER LEVEL TRACK PLAN
This is the southern sub running from the main yard at Comstock Park (right of diagram),north to Walton Jct.,
through the town of Cadillac.
Detail of Comstock Park Yard are not included in plan. Yard contains 10 tracks plus a diesel engine facility
plus a passenger terminal . (see construction photos)
Cadillac utilizes a shadow box effect and occupies most of the "U" shaped peninsula.
Just north of Walton Jct, not shown on the track plan is the Kalkaska branch.
While facing the layout, (from Comstock Park Yard),
North is always to the Right
|GRAND RAPIDS INDUSTRIAL
Grand Rapids Industrial District is on
the way south from Comstock Park
Yard on the way to Fort Wayne
(staging) under the peninsula. (7
This section is directly underneath
part of Petoskey and utilizes the
mushroom design concept. When
working the GR Industrial District,
you are pretty much isolated from the
rest of the railroad.
|UPPER LEVEL TRACK PLAN
The upper lever runs from Traverse City to Mackinaw City, through the City of Petoskey.
Petoskey is 68" off the floor, but it is accessed via a 17" raised floor, making an operating height of 51".
Petoskey is pretty much isolated from the rest of the railroad. It is located above the Grand Rapids
Industrial District and above part of Cadillac as well as the Fort Wayne Staging and the single track main
line between Cadillac and Walton Junction.
Details of industrial trackage are not included in Petoskey along with the siding and industrial trackage in