Vicksburg Depot Museum - Vicksburg, Michigan USA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member theHostas
N 42° 07.427 W 085° 31.778
16T E 621537 N 4664566
Quick Description: Railroad Depot Museum in Vicksburg
Location: Michigan, United States
Date Posted: 7/13/2021 10:39:13 AM
Waymark Code: WM14J02
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member alermy
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Long Description:
The Vicksburg Depot Museum, formerly a depot for the Grand Trunk & Western Railroad (a part of the Canadian National System), has more than 10,000 historical and genealogical items in its collection. In addition, it features a historic village of buildings important to the development of Vicksburg and the south Kalamazoo county region on the depot grounds.
The Museum closes January 1 to April 1
(visit link)

History:
The Union Station in Vicksburg, MI, was constructed in 1904 near the crossing of the Grand Trunk and Western Railroad (Canadian National RR) and the Grand Rapids and Indiana Railroad (subsequently purchased by the Pennsylvania RR ) - see the KALAMAZOO RAILROADS AND INTERUBANS PAGE. The brick and stone structure was erected a cost of $5000.00. The track crew installed a double diamond where the north-south and east-west tracks, which is preserved today.
GT - Grand Trunk and Western Railroad, a division of Canadian National
(visit link)

Depot Museum in Vicksburg, Michigan
300 N Richardson Street
Vicksburg, MI 49097

Saturday: 11-3
Museum Website: [Web Link]

Train ride provided?: no

Actual railroad cars or locomotives on display?: yes

Admission fee?: 0

Street Address: 300 N Richardson Street, Vicksburg, Michigan 49097

Gift shop?: yes

Café/restaurant?: yes

Theater?: no

Other features?:
Railroad cars and antique village


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