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Station: Holland, MI

PM Holland MI Depot Amtrak Holland MI DepotHolland now straddled Ottawa and Allegan counties but its main railroad station was located in Ottawa County.

The area was settled about 1846. The town was incorporated as a city in 1867. [MPN]

Holland was a junction point for several Pere Marquette lines as well as an interurban line running from Grand Rapids to Saugatuk/Douglas. The former Pere Marquette main line had a station here which has been beautifully restored. The PM also had branches from here (Waverly) north to Muskegon and southeast to Allegan.

Photo Info/Credit: Top, an early postcard view of the PM station at Holland with two passenger trains standing by. [Alan Loftis collection]. 2nd photo, the Amtrak depot at Holland in the spring, 2004, with flowering trees and an eastbound stop signal indication. [Dale Berry]