Station: Beech, MI

Beech was founded in 1871 with a store, and a sawmill built by the Dunning, Fisher & Rhode Company. The town was also known as Fishers, Fisher's Station but renamed Beech in 1871. The area was absorbed by Detroit in 1906. [MPN] Beech was located along the Detroit, Lansing & Northern (later PM/C&O/ CSX) line in Redford, west of Oak.


Time Line

1927. The PM had a station agent here during the day, the job paying 60 per hour. [PMTA]