Station: Jones, MI

MC Jones Depot MC Jones MI Depot Jones, MI Depot Mainstreet in Jones MI

Jones was settled in the early 1830's. A village was platted in 1897. It was formally known as Newberg. [MPN] Jones was a station stop on the Michigan Central Air Line Division about 10 miles east of Cassopolis.

Photo Info: Top, a valuation photo of the MC Depot at Jones. Note the train message box on the front of the depot. [CMUL]. 2nd photo, a view of the Jones depot around 1920. 3rd photo, an of view of the Michigan Central depot at Jones. Note the garden at the left. 4th photo, Main Street in Jones, in the early 1900's.


This depot had a train message box on the front.

Time Line

1920. On the Michigan Central Air Line, this is a passenger, freight and express agency joint with the American Railway Express Company. Interline tickets are issued. H. H. Pierce is the agent. [MCOAS]




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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