Chicago and Northwestern Railroad Depot - Ironwood, MI
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member lenron
N 46° 27.313 W 090° 10.253
15T E 717257 N 5148517
Quick Description: Historic depot located in Ironwood, Michigan.
Location: Michigan, United States
Date Posted: 11/16/2011 9:01:41 AM
Waymark Code: WMD482
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 2

Long Description:
This wonderful depot is a treasure trove of history, railroad and the local area. Ironwood is a mining community and the depot pays homage to that history with mining equipment displayed outside of the depot, historical marker depicting the history and more. The depot is made of sandstone and brick and was built in 1892.

The depot also houses the Ironwood Historical Museum and has displays of mining and community history. Also on the grounds, are historical signs, community bell, grassy area and veteran's memorial.

The depot is the last remaining one on the Gogebic Range.
Street address:
150 Lowell Street
Ironwood, MI United States

County / Borough / Parish: Gogebic

Year listed: 1985

Historic (Areas of) Significance: Architecture, Engineer, Event

Periods of significance: 1875-1899

Historic function: Transportation

Current function: Vacant, though a museum is there

Privately owned?: no

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Season start / Season finish: Not listed

Hours of operation: Not listed

Secondary Website 1: Not listed

Secondary Website 2: Not listed

National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed

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