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Station: Rockford, MI

Rockford MI DepotRockford MI DepotRockford MI DepotRockford was settld about 1843 in north central Kent County. It was first known as Laphansville in 1848 and then renamed Rockford in 1866. It became a village in 1866 and a city in 1935. [MPN]

Rockford was located on the Grand Rapids & Indiana railroad (later PRR) about 15 miles northeast of downtown Grand Rapids.

Photo Info/Credit: Top, the Grand Rapids & Indiana depot at Rockford. 2nd photo, another view from the early 1900's. 3rd photo, a 2004 view of the depot with additions on either end. [All, Alan Loftis]