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Michigan Central Railroad Depot


Ann Arbor Michigan Central Railroad Station (1920)


Historic Michigan Central Station in Detroit's Corktown sold to Ford Motor Company


Michigan Central Station - Aerial


Michigan Central Station


Battle Creek station 2011

Battle Creek station, listed in the National Register of Historic Places as the Penn Central Railway Station, is a disused train station in Battle Creek, Michigan. It opened on July 27, 1888. Rogers and MacFarlane of Detroit designed the depot, one of several Richardsonian Romanesque-style stations between Detroit and Chicago in the late nineteenth century. Thomas Edison as well as Presidents William Howard Taft and Gerald Ford visited here. The depot was acquired by the New York Central Railroad in 1918, Penn Central in 1968 and Amtrak in 1970. The depot was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1971.
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