Station: Pleasant Lake, IN

NYC Pleasant Lake IN DepotPleasant Lake was located on the New York Central's Fort Wayne to Jackson branch, south of the Michigan state boundary.

Photo info: Top, the former LSMS/NYC depot at Pleasant Lake, Indiana on the road's Fort Wayne and Jackson line. [Alan Loftis]


Notes

This is a Victorian Gothic-style depot with a combined passenger and freight operation.

The station is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

The station once had six passenger trains per day. There was also a coal dock, water tower, and stock yard here. [FWRHS]


Time Line

1882. The Fort Wayne & Jackson railroad builds the passenger station at Pleasant Lake. [FWRHS]

1926. The LS&MS had a water tower at Pleasant Lake as of 1926. [NYCtt1926]

2023. August. The Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society purchases the depot with the intention to restore it. [FWRHS]

Station: Pleasant Lake, IN

NYC Pleasant Lake IN DepotPleasant Lake was located on the New York Central's Fort Wayne to Jackson branch, south of the Michigan state boundary.

Photo info: Top, the former LSMS/NYC depot at Pleasant Lake, Indiana on the road's Fort Wayne and Jackson line. [Alan Loftis]


Notes

This is a Victorian Gothic-style depot with a combined passenger and freight operation.

The station is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

The station once had six passenger trains per day. There was also a coal dock, water tower, and stock yard here. [FWRHS]


Time Line

1882. The Fort Wayne & Jackson railroad builds the passenger station at Pleasant Lake. [FWRHS]

1926. The LS&MS had a water tower at Pleasant Lake as of 1926. [NYCtt1926]

2023. August. The Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society purchases the depot with the intention to restore it. [FWRHS]

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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