West Michigan Railroad Historical Society

371 North Union Street
Sparta, MI 49345


Founded in 1969 to preserve and promote Michigan railroad history, we meet in our 1886 Toledo, Saginaw & Muskegon depot the 3rd Thursday of each month from April through November at 7 pm. November is our banquet month and December through February we meet in members’ homes. We have many photos, artifacts, records, a boxcar with train layout, a roadrailer and a caboose. Each year we host Sparta school children to teach them about trains. Open Thursday, Friday and Saturday during Sparta’s Town and Country Days the 3rd weekend in July or other times by appointment.

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