Station: Potterville, MI

GT Potterville MI Depot Potterville was settled in Eaton County in 1844. A saw mill and other buildings were built in 1868. The town became a village in 1881 and a city in 1962. [MPN] This station was also known as Pottersville.

Image info: An early view of the depot at Potterville. [CMUL]


Notes

This is the beginning of double track on the CN main line as it heads east into Lansing. There is a control point located here at milepost 208.3.


Time Line

1918. The Grand Trunk had an agent here during the day. [TRT]

Station: Potterville, MI

GT Potterville MI Depot Potterville was settled in Eaton County in 1844. A saw mill and other buildings were built in 1868. The town became a village in 1881 and a city in 1962. [MPN] This station was also known as Pottersville.

Image info: An early view of the depot at Potterville. [CMUL]


Notes

This is the beginning of double track on the CN main line as it heads east into Lansing. There is a control point located here at milepost 208.3.


Time Line

1918. The Grand Trunk had an agent here during the day. [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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