Station: Montrose, MI

GTW Montrose DepotGTW Montrose DepotGTW Montrose DepotMontrose, in northwest Genesee County, was settled around 1835. By 1842, it was known as Brent and Brent Creek but in 1848 it was changed to Montrose. It became a village in 1899. [MPN]

Montrose was located on the Grand Trunk Western (now Huron & Eastern) branch from Durand to Saginaw and Bay City. The town is about 8 miles north of Flushing.

Photo info: Top, a postcard view of a train arriving at the GTW depot in Montrose. [Alan Loftis collection]. 2nd and 3rd photos, the depot in 2003 and later in 2004 after it was moved away from the track and restored. [Alan Loftis]


Time Line

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

Station: Montrose, MI

GTW Montrose DepotGTW Montrose DepotGTW Montrose DepotMontrose, in northwest Genesee County, was settled around 1835. By 1842, it was known as Brent and Brent Creek but in 1848 it was changed to Montrose. It became a village in 1899. [MPN]

Montrose was located on the Grand Trunk Western (now Huron & Eastern) branch from Durand to Saginaw and Bay City. The town is about 8 miles north of Flushing.

Photo info: Top, a postcard view of a train arriving at the GTW depot in Montrose. [Alan Loftis collection]. 2nd and 3rd photos, the depot in 2003 and later in 2004 after it was moved away from the track and restored. [Alan Loftis]


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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