Station: Dimondale, MI

LSMS Dimondale MI Depot with trainLSMS Dimondale MI DepotDimondale is a town southwest of Lansing in Eaton County. It was founded in 1840 with a sawmill on the Grand River here. It was incorporated as a village in 1906. [MPN] The Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Lansing branch came through here in 1873 and the location was named Dimondale.

Photo info: Top and 2nd, two 1873 photographs of the Lake Shore's depot at Dimondale. [Michael Frezell Collection]


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Station: Dimondale, MI

LSMS Dimondale MI Depot with trainLSMS Dimondale MI DepotDimondale is a town southwest of Lansing in Eaton County. It was founded in 1840 with a sawmill on the Grand River here. It was incorporated as a village in 1906. [MPN] The Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Lansing branch came through here in 1873 and the location was named Dimondale.

Photo info: Top and 2nd, two 1873 photographs of the Lake Shore's depot at Dimondale. [Michael Frezell Collection]


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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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