DOUGLAS COUNTY

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EXISTING STATIONS
Station
Name
Original
Railroad
Current
Location
Type Date
Built
Current
Use
Track
Status
Building
Material
More
Info
Alexandria 104 Broadway Street
(GPS: 45.891688, -95.378880)
C 1907 Business Gone Brick  
Alexandria St. Paul &
Pacific
In Back of RV roofing at 1526 County Rd 82 NW
(GPS: 45.89150, -95.40227)
C ???? Storage None Wood
farwell
(Pope Co.)
5510 MN-114, about 2 miles NE of Holmes City in Douglas County.
(GPS: 45.8415 -95.4925)
C ???? Storage None Wood
garfield 6577 Co. Rd. 5 NW, in Leaf Valley C 1886 Residence None Wood
kensington At Runestone Park, CR103 SW, north of Kensington. C 1886  Museum None Wood
STATIONS OF THE PAST
Station
Name
Original
Railroad
Notes
Alexandria This station was on the south side of 6th Avenue East between Oak and Nokomis Streets.
Brandon This depot was on the northern corner of Central Avenue and South Street. Some have said this station was moved, whereas others claim it was torn down.
Carlos This station was between 2nd and 3rd Street.
evansville This station was NW of Kran Street.
Forada This station was south of 4th Street. It was between 4th and 5th Streets, but 5th Street no longer exists. There was also a section house just south of 1st Street.
Melby This was likely the original station at Melby.
Melby This depot was just to the west of where Lakeview Avenue used to cross the tracks on Railroad Street (now gone).
Miltona  
Nelson The station was between Olsen Street North and North Nelson Street. It was on Western Avenue (now gone).
Osakis The station was on the east side of 3rd Avenue.
1898 DOUGLAS COUNTY RAILROAD MAP
Notes About Existing Stations...

Alexandria (St. Paul & Pacific) - This is likely the only remaining St. Paul & Pacific station left in the state. The St.P&P was a Great Northern predacessor.

Farwell (Soo Line) - This station has been moved twice since its retirement. It was first on a farm on the NW side of Mitmoen Lake before being moved in 2010 to its current location near Holmes City.

Garfield (GN) - The original location of the station was near the intersection of CR 82 and State Street (CR 12).

Kensington (Soo Line) - The original location of the station was west of the Kensington Street/Pacific Street intersection. It was on the north side of the tracks.