Station: Marion, MI (Osceola County)
Marion was settled as a station on the Ann Arbor railroad railroad about 1880. The town incorporated as a village in 1889. [MPN]
Marion was located in northeast Osceola County on the Ann Arbor railroad main line about 18 miles southeast of Cadillac. The Manistee & Grand Rapids (later ME&W) also terminated here.
Photo Info/Credit: Top, an early photo of the Ann Arbor railroad depot at Marion. The three individuals are posing in front of a small fountain. [Alan Loftis collection]. 2nd photo, the Marion depot in 1971. [Charles Geletzke Jr.]
1918. The AARR had a day station agent here and operators here on the day and 2nd trick. [TRT]
1910 - In 1910, the M&GR ran one passenger train each way between Manistee and Marion via Tustin. This was likely a mixed train. [OGR]