Station: Jerome, MI

LSMS Jerome DepotJerome was settled around 1871 when the Detroit Hillsdale & Southwestern (known later as the LS&MS Ypsilanti branch) railroad came through. The Detroit, Toledo & Milwaukee also came through Jerome, crossing the Ypsilanti branch on an overhead crossing. It doesn't appear that there was any interchange connection between the two roads here.

A DT&M timetable advised train crews to go down to the Ypsilanti Branch level if they needed to contact the dispatcher on a line-side telephone booth.

Photo Info/Credit: The passenger station in Jerome. We are unsure of which railroad this depot served. [Alan Loftis collection]