Station: Litchfield, MI

LSMS/NYC Litchfield DepotNYC Litchfield DepotLSMS/NYC Litchfield Freight HouseLSMS/NYC Litchfield DepotLitchfield was settled about 1834 as Smithville in the very northwest corner of Hillsdale County. It became a village in 1847 and a city in 1869.

Litchfield was a station stop on the Lansing Division of the Lake Shore & Michigan Southern, later taken over by the New York Central System.

Photo Info/Credit: Top, the LSMS/NYC depot at Litchfield. [Alan Loftis collection], 2nd photo, a postcard view of the depot with a stopped train. 3rd photo, the Litchfield freight house. [Roger Card photo], 4th photo, another view of the depot. [Alan Loftis collection]

The LS&MS had a water tower in Litchfield.