Station: Clio, MI

Clio DepotPM Clio MI depotClio MI railroads PM Clio MI depot PM Clio MI depotClio was settled in 1837 as a sawmill town in Genesee County. The railroad came through in 1861 and a village was formed here. It was originally called Varna and changed to Clio in 1866. It became a village in 1873 and a city in 1928. [MPN] 

Clio was located on the Pere Marquette railroad's line between Flint and Saginaw and is about 12 miles north of Flint.

Photo info: Top, The Pere Marquette depot at Clio [Detroit Public Library]. 2nd photo, the Pere Marquette depot at Clio, taken shortly after it was built in 1903. Note the approaching train. [Alan Loftis collection] 2nd photo, A road crossing the PM railroad in 1927, showing the crossing watchman's booth and two or three trains in the distance. 3rd photo, a 1977 view of the Clio depot with a visiting passenger train special. [Charles Geletzke Jr.] 4th photo, the former PM depot in Clio, taken in 1983. [Jim Slater]

Station: Clio, MI

Clio DepotPM Clio MI depotClio MI railroads PM Clio MI depot PM Clio MI depotClio was settled in 1837 as a sawmill town in Genesee County. The railroad came through in 1861 and a village was formed here. It was originally called Varna and changed to Clio in 1866. It became a village in 1873 and a city in 1928. [MPN] 

Clio was located on the Pere Marquette railroad's line between Flint and Saginaw and is about 12 miles north of Flint.

Photo info: Top, The Pere Marquette depot at Clio [Detroit Public Library]. 2nd photo, the Pere Marquette depot at Clio, taken shortly after it was built in 1903. Note the approaching train. [Alan Loftis collection] 2nd photo, A road crossing the PM railroad in 1927, showing the crossing watchman's booth and two or three trains in the distance. 3rd photo, a 1977 view of the Clio depot with a visiting passenger train special. [Charles Geletzke Jr.] 4th photo, the former PM depot in Clio, taken in 1983. [Jim Slater]

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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