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Station:  Walloon Lake, MI

Walloon Lake DepotWalloon Lake DepotWalloon Lake, in Charlevoix County, was a large lake and resort in the northeast corner of the county. It was settled about 1872. Early names for the area were Melrose and Bear Lake, Tolcott and Talcott, and finally named Walloon in 1900. [MPN]

The townsite was located on the far east edge of the lake, and was served by a short branch line or spur from the Grand Rapids & Indiana (later PRR) railroad from Walloon Lake Junction. 

Coordinates: 46.263414, -84.933478.

Photo info/credits: Top, the depot at Walloon Lake. Below, another photo labeled as the "GR&I Depot at Walloon lake". One of these depots may have been a replacement for the other, or might be the depot at the nearby Walloon Lake Junction. [Alan Loftis Collection]