Station: Pellston, MI

Pellston MI depotPellston MI depot with trainPellston MI depot MIGN train at Pellston MI Pellston was settled around 1872. When the Grand Rapids & Indiana railroad came through, a station was established. The town was a junction with the GRF&I's Bogardus Branch which ran 4 miles to the northwest. The town became a village in 1907. [MPN]

Pellston is known today for Pellston Regional Airport. Pellston Regional Airport link.

Photo info/crfedit: Top, the GR&I depot at Pellston. 2nd photo, the Pellston depot with an arriving train. The water tower is also in view. [Both, Alan Loftis collectiion]  3rd photo, the former GR&I depot at Pellston in a 2004 view. [Alan Loftis]; 4th photo, Michigan Northern 1601 and 1602 swich freight cars in Pellston in 1984. [Neil Plagens photo, Mark Andersen collection]