Station: Sherwood, MI

Sherwood MI Depot MC Sherwood Depot Sherwood depot and Elevator Athens Hardwood Company at SherwoodSherwood, in Branch County, was settled around 1832 and first called Hazenville. It received the name Sherwood in 1839. [MPN] The town was located on the Michigan Central railroad "Air Line" branch in the far northwest corner of Branch County.

Photo info/credit: Top, the MC depot at Sherwood [Alan Loftis collection] in 1910. 2nd photo, another view of the depot. elevator and pickle factory. Bottom, a photo of the Athens Hardwood Company skidder in operation at Sherwood, date unknown. [Mark Worall collection]


 

1920 - On the Michigan Central, this is a passenger, freight and express agency joint with the American Railway Express Company. Interline tickets are not issued. H. O. Billings is the agent. The telegraph call sign is "HD". [MCOAS]