AITKIN COUNTY

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EXISTING STATIONS
Station
Name
Original
Railroad
Current
Location
Type Date
Built
Current
Use
Track
Status
Building
Material
More
Info
Aitkin 20 Pacific Street. C 1916 Museum In Use Brick
MCGregor CR 8 at Marble Avenue (2 blocks south of 210) C ???? Business In Use Wood  
Palisade 3 miles SW of town on Great River Rd. (County Road 10). C ???? Residence None Wood
Tamarack 1 mile west of town. C ???? Storage None Wood  
STATIONS OF THE PAST
Station
Name
Original
Railroad
Notes
Aitkin This is the original station. It burned down in the 1880s.
Aitkin This is the second station which lasted from the 1880s to around 1916 when the new brick station was built.
Aitkin  
Arthyde  
Bain  
Grayling  
Hill City Mississippi,
Hill City &
Western
 
Kimberly  
Lawler  
McGrath This station was burned down for fire department practice on October 25, 1984.
McGregor  
Rabey Mississippi,
Hill City &
Western
The station was later moved from its original location to the "Michelson Farm" on River Road not far from where the grade crosses. Does anyone know the fate of this station?
Redtop Photo shows 2,000 rabbits stacked on the depot platform.
Rossburg  
Solana  
Shovel Lake  
Swatara This station was on the south side of Main Street.
1898 AITKIN COUNTY RAILROAD MAP
Notes About Existing Stations...

Aitkin (NP) - See the historical society's web site for more information.

Palisade (Soo Line) - The station has been split with the passenger section serving as a house and the freight section serving as a barn.