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Minnesota Depots

 A list of known surviving Great Northern depots in Minnesota

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Calumet

1909

Frame

30'x48'

Calumet Depot Craft Shop

Relocated to 890 Gary St, at entrance to Hill Annex Mine State Park.

July 2003  
Photos taken July 29, 2003

Cass Lake

Not available 1914

Frame

30'x112'

         

Chokio

1896

Frame

25'6"x

50'4"

Storage

Relocated to near corner of 1st Ave S at 1st St E July 2003  
Photos taken July 17, 2003

Clara City

Not available 1909

Frame

30'x76'

         
Clearwater 1905

Frame

30'x48'

Residence Relocated to 105 Elm St in 1969   Sept. 2005 Largely modified
Photos taken July 21, 2005
Climax Not available 1895

Frame

30'x60'

  Relocated to farm 3 mi. south and 1 mi. west of town   March 2004 Poor condition
Clontarf     Frame Johnson Fertilizer Co. Used for fertilizer bins Relocated to 100 Becker Ave June 2006 Totally enclosed and added-on to. Unrecognizable. Photo shows back of depot and original roof line under new roof.
Photo taken June 20, 2006 by James Burt

Cokato

1913

Frame

30'x96'

Old Depot Railroad Museum

Relocated to 651 Parker Ave W (US 12), Dassel

July 2003

Renamed Dassel

Photos taken July 17, 2003

Cold Spring     Frame

Hennen Tire & Auto Service(?)

Relocated to 511(?) 3rd St S     July 2003 Largely modified
Photo taken August 2, 2003

Comstock

Not available 1890

Frame

24'x69'

       

Sided and modernized

Cottonwood

1888

Frame,

two story

24'x72'

City of Cottonwood, storage

Moved to near intersection of Front St and E 1st St July 2005

Second story removed.

Photos taken July 16, 2005

Dalton

1893

Wood

20'6"x49'

Museum

Relocated to Lake Region Pioneer Threshermen's Association grounds

  June 2006  
Photos taken September 17, 2005
Darwin   Frame       April 2006  
Photos taken July 17, 2003
De Graff Not available   Frame Residence Relocated to a farm east of Clontarf. Resides together with the Holloway depot.   June 2006

One half was moved. The other half torn down with lumber used to add-on to the other half. Resulting house is unrecognizable as the depot.

Donnelly   Wood       July 2003  
Photos taken July 17, 2003

Duluth

Union Depot

1892

Stone / Brick

St. Louis County Heritage and Arts Center 506 W Michigan St   January 2006 Added-on to.
Photos taken July 30, 2003
Ebro   Portable       July 2003  
Photos taken July 28, 2003
Eldred Not available 1904 Wood 30'x48'   Relocated to farm just outside of town   March 2004  
Erhard   Wood Depot Restaurant       Sept. 2005  
Photos taken September 17, 2005

Erskine

  Frame   On site   July 2003

Sided

Photos taken July 28, 2003

Fergus Falls

Original

  Frame Triplex     Sept. 2005  
Photos taken July 18, 2005

Fergus Falls

Current

1897

Brick

28'x201'

Rail America     Sept. 2005  
Photos taken July 18, 2005

Photo taken

July 18, 2005

Photo taken

September 17, 2005

Floodwood   Wood/ Stucco Rest stop Relocated     January 2005  
Photos taken July 29, 2003
Foreston Not available   Wood Residence Relocated to Milaca      
Georgetown     Wood Garage Relocated into town   July 2003  
Photo taken July 17, 2003

Glyndon

1889

Wood

43'x53'

Museum

Relocated to town park

  July 2003  
Photos taken July 31, 2003
Grand Rapids             April 2006 .
Photos taken July 29, 2003

Granite Falls

   

BNSF

    July 2005

 

Photo taken

August 1, 2003

Photo taken

July 1, 2005

by Shane Delaney

Greenbush Not available   Wood   Moved to Don Wicklund farm.   Sept. 2005 Restored.
Green Valley   1902 Wood 24'x48' Storage Moved to a farm 3.5 to 4 miles SE of Green Valley      
Photo taken by Jeff Gniffke
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