St. Paul Division Local Train Brief
Park Turnaround Local
Frequency: Daily except Sunday.
Purpose: Performs switching
service, handles LCL, carloads of freight at all stations on 2nd
Sub., St Paul Division between Staples and Lake Park, Minn. Preponderance of station
work at Wadena, Perham and Detroit
Lakes, Minn. Considerable handling of gravel from Becker
County Sand and Gravel Co., Detroit Lakes during summer season and Ice Harvest
there during winter. Important customers:
Merickles Northern Co-Op, Peterson-Biddick and Wadena Silo at Wadena,
Minn.; Feed Producers Assn., Pine Lakes Feed, Land O’ Lakes Creamery and Mac’s
Farm Supply at Perham; Becker Sand & Gravel, Swift & Co., Wilcox Lumber
Co., and City of Detroit Lakes at Detroit Lakes.
Handled: Coal, lumber products,
sand and gravel, dry milk, fertilizer, seed and feed.
Schedule: On duty Staples 7:10 AM.
Connection: Trains 605 and 631.
Handling: Cars station order.
On-Line: Local switching.
Office of GST.