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Station: Grant, MI

PM Grant MI Depot and Water Tower PM Grant MI Depot and Water Tower PM Grant MI Depot and Water Tower PM Grant MI Depot and Water Tower PM Grant MI Depot and Water Tower PM Grant MI Depot and Water TowerGrant was settled as a saw mill community about 1882. Also known as Grant Station and Grant Center, it was incorporated as as village in 1893. [MPN]

Grant was on the Chicago & West Michigan (later Pere Marquette) frailroad about five miles south of Newaygo in southern Newaygo County.

Photo Info/Credit: Top, a postcard view of the water tower, depot and train in 1915. [John LeFevre collection]. 2nd photo, the PM water tower and depot in 2003. The tower is still used to fill up fire department tanker equipment. [Dale Berry]. 3rd photo, the same location in 2004. [Alan Loftis]. 4th-6th photos, the same location in the 1970's. [Charles Geletzke Jr.]

The Pere Marquette had a water tower at Grant (pictured at left). It was built in 1872 and still exists as of 2003. [Russ Venlos]

1905 improvements: The PM builds a new pump house and deepened the well at Grant. [PMAR-1905]