Central RR Depot - Augusta, MI
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bobfrapples8
N 42° 20.108 W 085° 21.062
16T E 635845 N 4688303
Quick Description: Former train depot located in the town of Augusta, Michigan.
Location: Michigan, United States
Date Posted: 6/19/2022 1:32:17 AM
Waymark Code: WM16B3J
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67
Views: 1

Long Description:
Augusta was settled about 1832 in Kalamazoo County. It became a village in 1869.

The town was14 miles east of Kalamazoo on the Michigan Central main line. The town was also served by a interurban line and the nearby Detroit, Toledo & Milwaukee line. The Michigan Central established a large locomotive coaling tower here straddling the main line. It still exists but has not been used for 55 years. -Michigan Railroads.com

The former depot now functions as the Augusta area museum.
Is the station/depot currently used for railroad purposes?: No

Is the station/depot open to the public?: Yes

If the station/depot is not being used for railroad purposes, what is it currently used for?:
Museum


What rail lines does/did the station/depot serve?: Detroit, Toledo & Milwaukee

Station/Depot Web Site: [Web Link]

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