Station: Newport, MI

MC Newport Depot LSMS Newport MI Depot LSMS Newport MI DepotNewport was settled about 1830 in northeast Monroe County. It was a sawmill location and later located along the Lake Shore & Michigan Southern, Michigan Central and Detroit & Toledo Shore Line railroads which passed through here.

The D&TSL served the Lee Lumber Company and had a sugar beet loader here, as well as a reverse point crossover here. This was just south of Swan Creek. [EFI]

Photo Info/Credit: Top, the Michigan Central depot at Newport. Note the display box on the front of the depot. 2nd and 3rd photos: The Lake Shore & Michigan Southern railroad depot at Newport. [Alan Loftis]

1917, The MC had an agent-operator here around-the-clock. [TRT]