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March 29, 2018 all-day
Due to growth of population and industry, Detroit’s manufacturers are facing problems of getting delivery of goods by train. Some companies are rebuilding factories elsewhere. A central railroad terminal might help solve the problem.
SUGGESTS TERMINAL CLEARING-HOUSE HERE: GEORGE H. BARBOUR OFFERS PLAN. THINKS CO-OPERATION BETWEEN MANUFACTURERS AND RAILROADS WILL SOLVE PROBLEMS OF TRAFFIC. GREAT GROWTH OF CITY TROUBLE CAUSE BELIEVES TERMINAL THROUGH WHICH ALL FREIGHT SHOULD PASS WOULD OBVIATE DIFFICULTIES. Detroit Free Press, March 29, 1912.
Note : The Main Library now provides the MSU community online access to the historical Detroit Free Press from 1858 through 1922.