Station: Indian River, MI

MC Indian River DepotMC Indian River DepotIndian River in Cheboygan County, was settled in 1876. It was a station stop on the Michigan Central railroad on its line between Bay City and Mackinaw City.

Indian River was known for its attractive station facility including well kept grounds and a fountain on the property. The depot has been saved and is used by local businesses.

NYC Wreck at Indian River

Photo info/credits: Top, and old photo of the depot which was built in 1892. It is a combination style depot, with both passenger and freight sections. [Alan Loftis Collection]  2nd photo, the same depot, taken in 2001. [Kevin Toombs]. Bottom photo, a New York Central wreck at Indian River in the early 1960's caused by road construction. [Mark Andersen]

Coordinates:  

MC Depot - 45.411301, -84.611861


Industry:

Gaylord Lumber and Fuel Company. Had a siding here in 1923. [SMA]

Stockyards. Located south of the depot in 1923. [SMA]