Station: South Rockwood, MI

MC South Rockwood Depot South Rockwood Depot South Rockwood was settled about 1863 in northeast Monroe County. It became a village in 1955. [MPN] The village was a station on the Lake Shore & Michigan Southern, Michigan Central and Detroit & Toledo Shore Line railroads.

Photo Info: Top, this is the MC depot at South Rockwood in a railroad valuation photo. [CMUL]. 2nd photo, this is was identified as the Detroit, Monroe & Toledo depot at South Rockwood in 1910. The DM&T was a predecessor to the Lake Shore branch from Toledo to Detroit. [Jim Pershing Collection]


Notes

The D&TSL had a water tower and section house here. A facing point crossover here was installed in 1967. [EFI]


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Station: South Rockwood, MI

MC South Rockwood Depot South Rockwood Depot South Rockwood was settled about 1863 in northeast Monroe County. It became a village in 1955. [MPN] The village was a station on the Lake Shore & Michigan Southern, Michigan Central and Detroit & Toledo Shore Line railroads.

Photo Info: Top, this is the MC depot at South Rockwood in a railroad valuation photo. [CMUL]. 2nd photo, this is was identified as the Detroit, Monroe & Toledo depot at South Rockwood in 1910. The DM&T was a predecessor to the Lake Shore branch from Toledo to Detroit. [Jim Pershing Collection]


Notes

The D&TSL had a water tower and section house here. A facing point crossover here was installed in 1967. [EFI]


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Bibliography

The following sources are utilized in this website. [SOURCE-YEAR-MMDD-PG]:

  • [AAB| = All Aboard!, by Willis Dunbar, Eerdmans Publishing, Grand Rapids ©1969.
  • [AAN] = Alpena Argus newspaper.
  • [AARQJ] = American Association of Railroads Quiz Jr. pamphlet. © 1956
  • [AATHA] = Ann Arbor Railroad Technical and Historical Association newsletter "The Double A"
  • [AB] = Information provided at Michigan History Conference from Andrew Bailey, Port Huron, MI

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