Michigan Central Railroad Niles Depot
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 41° 50.241 W 086° 15.160
16T E 562049 N 4631987
Quick Description: Historical marker for the railroad depot in Niles, Michigan.
Location: Michigan, United States
Date Posted: 12/24/2007 1:34:23 PM
Waymark Code: WM2V89
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Scook
Views: 42

Long Description:

Michigan Central Railroad Niles Depot

Michigan Central Railroad Niles Depot Built in 1892. This Property is listed in the National Register of Historic Places ~ text of marker. Marker is located inside the depot.

 

The Michigan Central Railroad Depot in Niles built 1891-92 was designed by architects Frederich Spier and William C. Rohn.  The Richardsonian Romanesque styled depot continues to serve as a Amtrak depot along the Detroit to Chicago route with four trains a day.

Note: For some reason the depot is not listed on the National Register of Historic Places database individually or as part of a district. 

Parking nearby?: yes

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website: [Web Link]

Registered Site #: 1874

Historical Date: Not listed

Historical Name: Not listed

Description: Not listed

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