Station: Union City, MI
Union City was settled in the northwest corner of Branch County in 1826. The town gets its name from the "union" of the Coldwater and St. Joseph rivers unite here. [MPN] The town was a station stop on the Michigan Central's Air Line branch between Jackson and Three Rivers.
1920 - On the Michigan Central Air Line, this is a passenger and freight agency. Interline tickets are issued. J. C. Dunn is the agent. The telegraph call sign is "UY". [MCOAS]
The Peerless Portland Cement plant was located 3 miles north of Union City at Turtle Lake in Calhoun County. For a detailed descrition of thiss plant in 1903, to the Calhoun County station menu.