Station: Elsie, MI


AA Elsie DepotElsie is a village in the northeast corner of Clinton County. It is located on the main line of the Ann Arbor Railroad (now the Great Lakes Central).

Photo Info: Top, An AARR passenger train at Elsie at the original depot. Below, a newer depot after it was abandoned.


Time Line

1900. This is a telegraph station on the Ann Arbor railroad. [OG-1900]

1918. The AARR had a day station agent here. [TRT]


Oil Refinery - operated under Superior Oil (1934-1935), Hanners Oil (1936) and Aurora Gasoline (1937-1958). Served by the AARR. [MW]


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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