WADENA COUNTY

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EXISTING STATIONS
Station
Name
Original
Railroad
Current
Location
Type Date
Built
Current
Use
Track
Status
Building
Material
More
Info
menahga 57604 MN-87 (about 5 miles west of Menahga). C ???? Residence None Wood
sebaka 16952 MN-227 (about 4 miles east o Sebaka) C ???? Storage None Wood
Verndale North side of 3rd Avenue NE between 7th and 8th Streets NE, Staples (Todd County). (GPS: 46.356649,-94.789867) C 1956 Residence None Steel
verndale 626 Ash Avenue NE, Wadena
(GPS: 46.438624, -95.124567)
C 1880 Business None Wood
wadena Aldrich Avenue SW between Jefferson and 2nd Streets
(GPS: 46.442072, -95.138040)
P 1915 Museum In Use Brick  
STATIONS OF THE PAST
Station
Name
Original
Railroad
Notes
Aldrich This station was on the west side of 2nd Street.
Leaf River  
Wadena There was a frame station here before the brick station was built in 1915.
Wadena  
1898 WADENA COUNTY RAILROAD MAP
Notes About Existing Stations...

Menahga (GN) - The original location of this station was just north of Main Street.

Sebaka (GN) - The original location of this station was on the south side of Minnesota Avenue, on the west side of the tracks.

Verndale (NP) - Station was sold to private owners in 1970 and subsequently moved to Staples, MN.

Verndale (NP) - This station was moved to Wadena in 1956 when a new steel depot was built in its original location on the west side of Farwell Street in Verndale. As of 2016 it is an H&R Block tax office.