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Sept 12 - History of Train Depots PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 07 August 2018 16:20

Lighthouses Along the Rivers of Steel

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

6:30PM

Join us for an engaging look at one of America's most recognizable and romantic building types.  The train depot was the center of commerce, information, and transportation.  Created across America by the railroads, this first corporate building style evolved to oftentimes become the landmark identity of a community.  

Travel through time from the earliest utilitarian depots of the 1850s to the grand terminals at the peak of passenger service with preservation architects Ron Campbell and Jackie Hoist.  Recall the memories and explore the future legacy of these lighthouses along the rivers of steel.

No cost.  No registration necessary.  All are welcome!

Ron and Jackie will also be selling copies of their book, "Michigan's Destination Depots" for $15.00.