Michigan Central Railroad Depot, Leslie, Michigan, 1910

Summary

Leslie, Michigan, was served by the Michigan Central Railroad's Saginaw Branch, running from Jackson to Bay City via Lansing and Saginaw. The line opened to Leslie in 1865, while this depot was built around 1902. The scene is typical of small town railroad stations, where fresh milk -- seen in cans on the baggage cart -- was a regular shipment.

Leslie, Michigan, was served by the Michigan Central Railroad's Saginaw Branch, running from Jackson to Bay City via Lansing and Saginaw. The line opened to Leslie in 1865, while this depot was built around 1902. The scene is typical of small town railroad stations, where fresh milk -- seen in cans on the baggage cart -- was a regular shipment.

Artifact

Postcard

Date Made

March 1910

Subject Date

1910

Creators

Will P. Canaan Company 

Place of Creation

United States, Michigan, Grand Rapids 

Germany 

Creator Notes

Published by Will P. Canaan Company, Grand Rapids, Michigan. Made in Germany.

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

86.9.16.55

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Lithography

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Length: 3.5 in

Width: 5.438 in

Inscriptions

Text on front: M.C. Depot, Leslie, Michigan

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