Station:  Battle Creek, MI - GTW Station

GTW Battle Creek StationGTW Battle Creek StationGTW Battle Creek StationThe Grand Trunk Western station at Battle Creek.

Photo info/credits: Top, a postcard view taken about 1911. [Mark Worrall Collection] Below, two views of the station, one from a 1908 postcard and a 2003 photograph. [Alan Loftis]


Timeline:

April, 1905. The GTW has started work on a new depot at Battle Creek, at a cost of $100,00. They are also planning car shops east of the depot. [RG-1905-0421:130]

1918. The Grand Trunk had a day and night chief operator here. They also had a 1st and 2nd shift operator telegrapher. [TRT]