Station: Rushton, MI

WB GTW train at Rushton MIWB GTW train at Rushton MI Rushton StationRushton was settled in the very southeast corner of Livingston County about 1884 when the Grand Trunk Western Jackson Branch came through here west from South Lyon. [MPN]

The GTW maintained daily passenger or mixed train service through Rushton, using a motor car in later years. The railroad did not have a freight siding here.

Photo info/credit: Top and 2nd photo, this is a westbound GTW passenger train with locomotive 1049, crossing the Rushton trestle at Rushton in the early 1900's. 3rd photo, a view of the simple station at Rushton, at Rushton Road, 3 miles west of South Lyon.