Location: Onekama Junction, MI

Onekama Junction was a location on the Manistee & Northeastern railroad about eight miles northeast of Manistee. At this point, the railroad had a branch line running north to Onekama and Portage Lake.


1891. On the Manistee & Northeastern rod, at a point five mile north of Manistee, a logging train ran into another logging train as one was coming from a spur to the main line. Conductor Frank Peterson was severely bruised about the hips and was taken to Mercy Hospital. By reason of this accident the passenger train was delayed one hour. [DFP-1891-0523]