Station: Harrison, MI

F&PM #61 on Harrison Branch Harrison was created in central Clare County when the board of supervisors selected the location to be the county seat in 1877. The village was platted by the Flint & Pere Marquette railroad. It became a village in 1879 and a city in 1891.

 The Pere Marquette had a 60' hand-operated turntable at Harrison, which was in place as of 1942.

Photo info: Flint & Pere Marquette engine 61 on the Harrison branch about 1890. [Clare County clerk collection]


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Station: Harrison, MI

F&PM #61 on Harrison Branch Harrison was created in central Clare County when the board of supervisors selected the location to be the county seat in 1877. The village was platted by the Flint & Pere Marquette railroad. It became a village in 1879 and a city in 1891.

 The Pere Marquette had a 60' hand-operated turntable at Harrison, which was in place as of 1942.

Photo info: Flint & Pere Marquette engine 61 on the Harrison branch about 1890. [Clare County clerk collection]


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Bibliography

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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