m Willard Library - Photographs from Battle Creek's History - Railroads and Stations
Willard Library Photos from BC History Tan Top Right
Home Streets Photos
Railroads and Stations
 
GRAND TRUNK RAILROAD
  • First Grand Trunk depot, built 1870
  • Glen Lottner, Grand Trunk conductor (with passenger train conductor's cap), and Ed Seal, brakeman. Photo taken in a caboose.
  • Bob Reigle checking cars in the Grand Trunk yard, Battle Creek, Michigan.
  • Possibly Olaf Jensen, gardener for Grand Trunk Railroad for over 30 years
  • Grand Trunk Railroad right-of-way
  • Grand Trunk Railroad freight depot fire, May 16, 1944
  • Early steam locomotive (possibly Grand Trunk Railroad) run by "Engineer Kellogg" and his son
  • Grand Trunk Railroad steam locomotive
  • Grand Trunk Railroad steam locomotive #7496
  • Grand Trunk freight train hauling Oliver (Nichols and Shepard) combines
  • Grand Trunk Railroad depot showing landscaping in front of station
  • Peninsular Railroad (later Grand Trunk) steam locomotive
  • Grand Trunk Railroad steam engine and workers in Nichols yard
  • Grand Trunk Railroad, interior of dining car
  • Grand Trunk Railroad, interior of passenger day coach
  • Grand Trunk Railroad freight depot fire, May 16, 1944
  • Grand Trunk Railroad "Old 6325" steam engine, circa 1950
  • Grand Trunk Railroad train used in Centennial parade in 1931; Peninsular Railroad became Grand Trunk
  • Grand Trunk Railroads, landscaping at locomotive shops
  • Grand Trunk Railroad engine used in Centennial parade, 1931
  • Grand Trunk Railroad steam locomotive #134, built 1870
  • Grand Trunk Railroad diesel locomotive, #7927
  • Grand Trunk Railroad diesel locomotive, 1950
  • Grand Trunk Railroad Depot, Main Street
  • Grand Trunk Railroad personnel, 1947 (possibly last run)
  • Grand Trunk Railroad workers in plant
  • Grand Trunk Railroad caboose
  • Grand Trunk Railroad steam locomotive and personnel
  • Grand Trunk Railroad steam locomotive
  • Grand Trunk Railroad "Old 6325" steam engine, circa 1950
  • Grand Trunk Railroad woodburner
  • Grand Trunk Railroad trackmen's garden August 1935
  • Grand Trunk Railroad roundhouse, Emmett Street and Raymond Road
  • Grand Trunk Railroad switch engine
  • Grand Trunk Railroad freight depot fire, 1944
  • Grand Trunk Railroad depot
  • Grand Trunk Railroad train wreck, West Columbia Avenue overpass
  • Grand Trunk Western Railroad station, corner of Main and Bennett Streets
  • Grand Trunk depot
  • Beginnings of the Grand Trunk Railroad08
  • Grand Trunk railway shops, built 1908 at Verona
  • Grand Trunk roundhouse demolition, August 1976
  • Grand Trunk roundhouse demolition, August 1976

  • MICHIGAN/PENNSYLVANIA/NEW YORK CENTRAL RR

  • First Michigan Central depot, east of Monroe Street
  • Second Michigan Central freight depot
  • Michigan Central Railroad picket crossing gate, 1908
  • Michigan Central Freight Depot, east of Monroe and Stations Street, 1989
  • Closeup of clock on Michigan Central/N.Y. Central Depot
  • Horse-drawn carts at Michigan Central Depot
  • Michigan Central Depot, looking west from the roof of American Steam Pump
  • Michigan Central depot between Capital Avenue and McCamly Street; became Clara's Restaurant, 1990
  • Michigan Central depot and Ward Block, Willard Library in background (postcard)
  • Michigan Central Depot and surrounding area, 1905
  • Michigan Central depot, circa 1920; later Clara's on the River restaurant (1990)
  • Michigan Central Railroad Station, behind Willard Library, circa 1980; later Clara's on the River (1992)
  • Nichols Station at junction of Michigan Central and Grand Trunk tracks, circa 1930
  • Water Street, N.Y. Central right-of-way
  • Old Michigan Central Depot
  • Michigan Central Depot (later Clara's on the River Restaurant)

  • OTHER BATTLE CREEK RAILROAD IMAGES

  • First railroad depot area
  • Railroads through Battle Creek; ad from 1869
  • Grand Trunk roundhouse, Emmett Street, built 19
  • "Train Wreck", first prize float, B.C. Safety Parade, September 1926
  • Coney Island Express, Clark Equipment Company
  • Toledo Railroad depot; line completed in B.C. 1883
  • Cincinnati, Jackson and Mackinaw Railroad Station, 143 Capital Avenue Southwest July 1943
  • The New Mercury on first stop at Battle Creek, November 12, 1939
  • Railroad depot on South Jefferson Street
  • Railroad Exchange House on East Avenue South
  • Train engine, circa 1935
  • American Steam Pump Company; site of first railroad depot
  • "Sampson" locomotive, in B.C. May 20, 1883 enroute to Chicago Exposition
  • First street railway
  • Freight house for C.J.M. Railway, built 1880's
  • Cincinnati, Jackson and Mackinaw Depot, 1895
  • Michigan United Railway, Interurban cars
  • Nichols Station, East Michigan Avenue, built 1878

  • RAILROAD IMAGES  OUTSIDE BATTLE CREEK

  • Union Station, Grand Rapids (postcard)
  • Union Station, Grand Rapids (postcard)
  • Train wreck at Shultz, Michigan (postcard)
  • Train wreck at Shultz, Michigan (postcard)
  • Goshen Line bridge, Michigan Central
  • Michigan Central depot, Marshall, Michigan
  • First train west of the Alleghenies, Erie and Kalamazoo Railroad
  • Unidentified train station