THROWBACK THURSDAY: High-speed history
The Dowagiac Depot was the third train station built in 1903 by the Michigan Central Railroad. The Depot is a fine example of Gothic architecture historians say.
In 1995, the city acquired the depot and restored it during the Downtown Development Authority’s Depot Drive Redevelopment Project. These improvements included streetscape and rail corridor advancements to serve future high-speed train travel.
The Depot is now not only a train station, but it also hosts the Greater Dowagiac Chamber of Commerce offices and some of the historic Round Oak stoves. (Leader photos/EMILY SOBECKI)
The bright lights of Dowagiac’s most popular annual event returned to downtown Friday night, as the Greater Dowagiac Chamber of Commerce hosted the... read more