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Station:  Rudyard, MI

Soo Rudyard DepotSoo Rudyard DepotRudyard, in Chippewa County, was settled as Pine River in 1883 but the name was changed to Rudyard in 1890. [MPN] Rudyard was a station stop on the Soo Line's main line 23 miles southwest of Sault Ste. Marie. It was assigned a telegraph call of "R" by the Soo Line.

Photo info/credit: Top, an early depot at Rudyard in the 1880's, with a train and water tower in the background. Bottom, the Soo Line depot here in 1976. This depot was built in 1890 and has since been razed. [Charlie Whiipp]

The Soo Line depot at Rudyard was built on West Street about 1890. [UPM]