Midland RR Station
Division 6 Store Chair: John Ritterer
Midland RR Station
Grove City Ohio
Division 6 MCR, NMRA, Inc. is offering a limited run, laser cut model of the B & O RR, station located in Grove City, OH for sale. The model is has a footprint of approximately 50’ x 20’.
Manufacture: Mountaineer Products.
*Plus Shipping & Handling ($5.00)
Send your order with check or money order, payable to:
Division 6, MCR, NMRA Inc.
Division 6 Building Sales,
320 S Main Street,
Prospect, OH. 43342.
Include $5.00 shipping charge per kit.
Kits may be purchased at Division 6 meetings with no shipping and handing cost. See John Retterer at the division meeting.
GROVE CITY, OHIO – MIDLAND STATION
The station is currently located next to the Genesee & Wyoming RR track on Front Street, between Park and Grant streets, in downtown Grove City. The Grove City Historical Society owns the building. They plan to eventually relocate it to Century Park where they can preserve it and have future generations enjoy it.
The Cincinnati, Midland City and Columbus RR, Midland Route, built the station about 1885. The Midland Route only completed the South end of the station housing the station agent and waiting room. The railroad added the freight room at a later date.
In 1891 the Midland Route added daily passenger service between the then village of Grove City and Union Station in downtown Columbus. The passenger service provided commuter service to the factory workers in the area surrounding the Union Station. Passenger service was discontinued in the 1950’s. In 1891 the Baltimore and Ohio RR assumed operation of the Midland Route.
Jim Kehn’s Midland Railroad Clinic
Jim Kehn presented his Midland Railroad Clinic at a Division 6 meeting in 2015 and he said that most of the Midland Railroad stations could be build or kitbashed from this model kit.