WRIGHT COUNTY

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EXISTING STATIONS
Station
Name
Original
Railroad
Current
Location
Type Date
Built
Current
Use
Track
Status
Building
Material
More
Info
Annandale Pioneer Park on the south side of MN-55 (Elm Street East) between Lundeen Drive and Norway Dive in Annandale.
(GPS: 45.255439, -94.110983)
C 1886 Museum None Wood
buffalo East side of Soo Line Avenue C 1954 Railroad In Use Brick  
clearwater 105 Elm Street at Lime Street C 1905 Residence None Wood
cokato Old Depot RR Museum at 651 Parker Aveune in Dassel (Meeker County). C 1913 Museum None Wood  
montrose Buffalo Avenue near 2nd Street North (VFW Hall) C ???? Civic None Wood
STATIONS OF THE PAST
Station
Name
Original
Railroad
Notes
Annandale This station was south of Elm Street between Maple and Oak Streets.
Buffalo This station burned in 1953 when a Soo train crashed into the station. Earlier stations here were located approximately where the current station is.
Clearwater The first station here, according to 1896 maps, was on the corner of Maple and River Streets.
Cokato An earlier station was located here on 2nd Street NW between Millard and Jenks Streets.
Delano This station was on East Franklin Avenue at South 2nd Street. It was torn down in 1988.
Dickinson Station This station was between Rockford and Buffalo on the east side of Section 15 in Rockford Township.
Enfield
(Silver Creek Siding)
Called Silver Creek Siding until 1910. There was a depot here and a dairy cream loading station.
Hanover  
Hasty  
Howard lake The station pictured was just north of US-12 on the lake. An earlier station was located on west of 11th Avenue.
Maple lake The depot was just west of Maple Avenue on the north side of the tracks.
Monticello In 1901 the station was just west of Walnut on the north side of the tracks (where a large factory sits today).
Montrose  
Rockford
Station
 
Smith lake This station was at the south end of Ash Street on the north side of the tracks. This street, and most traces of the village, are now gone.
South Haven This station was on the west side of Oak Avenue, on the north side of the tracks.
St. Michaels
Station
(Hamburg)
 The station was south of School Lake. The station sat near where 61st Street NE is today in Albertville.
Waverly This station's original location was at the southern end of 5th Street South (and Atlantic). It was moved to Waterfront Legion Park next to the baseball diamond, but was subsequently torn down around 2007 and a new building constructed in its place.
1898 WRIGHT COUNTY RAILROAD MAP
Notes About Existing Stations...

Annandale (Soo) - This station's original location was on the north side of the tracks near the intersetcion of MN-55 and Harrison Street (GPS: 45.261384, -94.125216) The depot closed in 1971 and in 1972 the depot was moved down Highway 55 to Pioneer Park.

Clearwater (GN) - This is the second station in Clearwater. Not sure of its original location.

Montrose (GN) - This station has been moved about one block north its original location (which was on the west side of Buffalo Street).