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Ann Arbor Railroad Depot, Howell, Michigan

Item

HCDL-ngp-T004-07-0013_u.jpg

Title

Ann Arbor Railroad Depot, Howell, Michigan

Description

This is a photograph taken from the "Tunnel Bridge" as it was called.  It was the bridge that goes over the present day CSX Railroad (Toledo & Ann Arbor Railroad, Ann Arbor Railroad) at Michigan Avenue, Howell, Michigan.  Michigan Avenue was formerly known as Division Street, and East Street.

The Toledo & Ann Arbor Railroad constructed an 800 foot railroad tunnel in the village of Howell.  The Livingston Republican noted, May 27, 1886, that the tunnel "is undoubtably the longest in Michigan, and the work strengthening its walls has been completed and it is now considered a safer passage for trains".

The train is going south, is Engine #7.

George Belfries was the Engineer. The photograph is  J. Potts.

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Subject

Railroad stations

Format

image/jpeg

Type

Image

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Original Format

film negative

Collection

Citation

“Ann Arbor Railroad Depot, Howell, Michigan,” Howell Area Archives Digital Archive, accessed April 23, 2024, https://archives.howelllibrary.org/items/show/9703.
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