HENRY COUNTY

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EXISTING STATIONS
Station
Name
Original
Railroad
Current
Location
Type Current
Use
Date
Built
Track
Status
Building
Material
More
Info
Deshler Main St. in the north quadrant of the diamond. P Railroad ???? In Use Brick  
Holgate East of SR 108 crossing. F Railroad ???? In Use Wood
Liberty Center Corner of Wabash and Dasmascus Streets
(GPS: 41.443786,-84.009013)
C Society 1891 In Use Wood
Malinta East of SR 109 P Museum ???? Aband. Wood
Napoleon Henry Co. Fairgrounds F Museum ???? None Wood  
STATIONS OF THE PAST
Station
Name
Original
Railroad
Notes
Colton  
Deshler
AND
This is the first depot at Deshler predating the one listed above. The freight station was on a transfer track behind the passenger station. This station last appears on Sanborn maps in 1915 and the new station is shown on the 1923 map in the same location.
Elery  
Gallup  
Gerald  
Grelton  
Hamler
AND
This union station sat on Randolph Street in the southwest quadrant of the diamond with platforms extending along each line. The original interlocking tower was in the southeast quadrant, but was replaced by a newer tower that was built in the northeast quadrant.
Holgate The Cloverleaf depot can be seen behind the B&O depot in this old shot of the crossing of the B&O and Cloverleaf. The B&O station was in the southwest corner of the crossing and the Cloverleaf station was in the southeast quadrant. Later photos and maps indicate that passenger traffic for both railroads may have been consolidated at the B&O station after the Cloverleaf station was torn down. These stations were east of Keyser Street at was once called Quincy Street (which ran parallel to the Cloverleaf tracks). The B&O and Cloverleaf had a shard freight house on a transfer track that crossed over the northwest quadrant of the diamond. I am not sure if this is the same freight station that is still standing.
Malinta  
McClure
Napoleon    The passenger station was on the east side of Oakwood Avenue and on the south side of the tracks. The freight station (existing, now at the fairgrounds) was just to the east of the passenger station. 
Napoleon   The passenger station was located on the south side of the tracks on the triangle created by the intersection of Depot, Hobson and Oakwood streets. Both the passenger and freight stations were torn down in the 1970s.
Napoleon The freight station was on the north side of the tracks on the west side of Oakwood Avenue (across the street and across the tracks from the passenger station).
New Bavaria  
Okolona  
Pleasant Bend  
Standley  
1898 HENRY COUNTY RAILROAD MAP
Notes About Existing Stations...

Liberty Center (Wabash) - The original location was 100 feet east and 100 feet north. Norfolk Southern required removal of building from site in 1986. The station was built in 1891 and remodeled in 1904. This building is being restored by The Liberty Center Historical Society, a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of history in the Liberty Center school district .