Station: Waterford, MI

GTW Waterford MI Depot GTW Waterford MI Depot Waterford was settled about 1819. [MPN] The township was located west of Pontiac and the railroad station was in the very north end of the township, about eight miles northwest of the downtown Pontiac GTW station.

The railroad location for Waterford is at Airport Road, four miles west of Pontiac Yard. [ GTW-1971-0501]

Photo Info: Top and 2nd photo, the GTW depot at Waterford in 1978 shortly before the depot burned down due to an electrical fire in November, 1979. [Rich Welsh]


Time Line

1917. The GTW had an agent during the day and operator on the 2nd and 3rd shifts. [TRT]

Station: Waterford, MI

GTW Waterford MI Depot GTW Waterford MI Depot Waterford was settled about 1819. [MPN] The township was located west of Pontiac and the railroad station was in the very north end of the township, about eight miles northwest of the downtown Pontiac GTW station.

The railroad location for Waterford is at Airport Road, four miles west of Pontiac Yard. [ GTW-1971-0501]

Photo Info: Top and 2nd photo, the GTW depot at Waterford in 1978 shortly before the depot burned down due to an electrical fire in November, 1979. [Rich Welsh]


Time Line

1917. The GTW had an agent during the day and operator on the 2nd and 3rd shifts. [TRT]

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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