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Station:  Waldron, MI

Cincinnati Northern Depot At Waldron MICincinnati Northern Depot At Waldron MICincinnati Northern Depot At Waldron MICincinnati Northern Depot At Waldron MIWaldron was settled around 1835 and was a station stop on the Cincinnati Northern railroad in southeast Hillsdale County. It was located at CN milepost 39.5 (from Jackson) and the station was assigned the telegraph call "RD". Waldron had a 34 car siding and the station was equipped to handle three double deck stock cars with watering and weighing facilities. An elevator, owned by the United Grain & Fuel Company, had a 4,500 bushel capacity. [HC]

The town was known early on by various names, including Cannon, Wright and South Wright. It became Waldron in 1877 and was incorporated as a village in 1905. [MPN]

Photo Info/Credit: Top, the Cincinnati Northern depot at Waldron with a passenger train arriving in front. 2nd photo, three photos taken in 2004 on this depot. 3rd and 4th photo, inside photos of the depot showing the ticket window and ticket agent's area. [All photos, Alan Loftis]