Portage Station Site

Hancock (Calumet Township), MI

Also known as Ship Canal (1881-1902); Portage (1903-[1988-1992]); Hancock ([1989-1993-2004); Portage (2004-present)

The Portage Station Site site was established in 1884


This site was closed (in) 1902


This is an active site from 1884-1902


This is the original site location


Designation number: 264 (300)

Station closed in 1902 at this site and moved to a new location. 1885 station house does not survive

Station Site Notes:

1881 proposals but no bids; 1884 under construction; 1885 put into operation; 1903 new station completed (USLSS Annual Reports).

Buildings at this Station Site

There are no surviving station houses at this site.

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