Station: North Bradley, MI

PM North Bradley Depot North Bradley was settled about 1873. It was also known as Buttonville and Button. [MPN]

This was a station stop on the Flint & Pere Marquette railroad about five miles southeast of Coleman in Midland County.

PM North Bradley Depot

Photo info: The Pere Marquette depot at North Bradley. Note the train signal box on the side of the telegraphers office. [CMUL]. 2nd photo a colorized postcard view of the same station with children posing in front.


Time Line

1885. The railroad bridge near North Bradley caught fire this afternoon and the shingle mill and residence of Mr. Morrison at that point were destroyed involving a loss of $2,500. [DFP-1885-0518]


The following sources are utilized in this website. [SOURCE-YEAR-MMDD-PG]:

  • [AAB| = All Aboard!, by Willis Dunbar, Eerdmans Publishing, Grand Rapids ©1969.
  • [AAN] = Alpena Argus newspaper.
  • [AARQJ] = American Association of Railroads Quiz Jr. pamphlet. © 1956
  • [AATHA] = Ann Arbor Railroad Technical and Historical Association newsletter "The Double A"
  • [AB] = Information provided at Michigan History Conference from Andrew Bailey, Port Huron, MI

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