#6 Narrow Gauge Railway to the Cement Factory


6 Narrow Gauge $$

Additional Photos and Information:

Thanks to Union City natives and historians,  Marty and Ron Chard,  who have generously shared their collections of photos, postcards and articles for this project.

Peerlees cement copy ron Chard
From Peerless History of Union City



cement factory river
On the Coldwater River behind the cement factory. c. 1906




Peerless Cement Factory
narrow gauge tracks
Laying the tracks to the Peerless Cement factory.
peerlees 3 ron chard
Another view of Peerless Portland Cement Factory in the SE corner of Union City.

Peerless 4 ron chardPeerless History

Portland Cemet Factory 2-703973
Another view showing the narrow gauge tracks near the cement co.
Railroad Bridge - 2
Narrow gauge trestle across the millrace.


Another shot of the narrow gauge tracks.
Trixie Too pleasure boat by Ed Sullivan and executive of Cement Co. c
Trixie Too, pleasure boat owned by Ed Sullivan, executive of the Cement Co.
One of the two engines utilized to haul marrow on the narrow gauge railway from Turtle Lake.
Rear of Cement Factory c. 1906 - 1a
1906 Postcard with view of the cement factory.


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P. 1/2 from Union City 1966 Centennial Book
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p 2/2 from Union City 1966 Centennial book.