Station: Capac, MI

GTW Capac MI DepotGTW Capac MI DepotGTW Capac MI DepotGTW Capac MI DepotMoving the Capac DepotCapac was settled about 1857 in northwest St. Clair County. The Grand Trunk Western opened a station here in 1866. The town was incorporated as a village in1873. [MPN]

Capac was located on GTW's main line between Port Huron and Flint, about 25 miles east of Port Huron.

Photo Info/Credit: Top, the GTW Capac depot with steam train arriving around the turn of the century. [Kathleen Abbey collection]. 2nd photo, A 1970's view of the depot. [Ron Hagemeister, Jim Slater collection]. 3rd photo, Another view of the depot in March, 1986. [Charlie Whipp]. 4th photo, the restored depot which has been moved to a new location and serves as a museum, in 2003. [Alan Loftis]. 4th photo, a paragraph about the move of the museum in 1988.


1918. The Grand Trunk had an agent here around the clock. [TRT]


Pilgrim Paper Company - 2 miles west of Capac. Originally used peat to make paper products.