Journey back in time at the Gandy Dancer, a culinary gem housed in the historic Michigan Central Depot. Indulge in exquisite cuisine while trains pass by, echoing stories of a bygone era.
The Jackson station (JXN) is one of the oldest continually operating railway stations in the United States. It was also the first “Union” station in Michigan as it serviced four lines in the late 1800s.
The Bach General Store, long since closed. Once the center of the community, these shops were common in the days before Walmart and Dollar General.
Public transportation services in Tuscola County Michigan has evolved from oxcart, stagecoach, rail and bus. We look back at its evolution.
The story of the luxurious Bay Port Hotel and the railway resort era in the late 1800s was short lived.
Was the untimely demise of one of its guests the cause if its downfall?
While neglected, with broken windows, faded peeling paint and vines almost covering one end, this historic depot helped make the region an economic powerhouse for the eastern shore of the Thumb for decades
We found this set of amazing little tidbits of obscure trivia on what Michigan is known for in the automotive, shipping and transportation area. We are always hunting for others Michigan trivia, so I expect this list to grow well beyond these.
the Harbor Beach News from July 1902. It highlights a fare war between the railroads and the steamships on excursions between Buffalo, New York, and Detroit, Michigan. It signals a sign that it’s the beginning of the end of steamship dominance on the Great Lakes in favor of railroads.