Greyhound Bus Station

Greyhound Bus Station.

The Greyhound Bus Station was located at 502 N.P. Avenue. The building was the location of an Liberty and McKellar's automobile garage for many years and then the Union Bus and Dakota Bus Lines station. The rebuilt bus station was constructed at a cost of $50,000 and opened June 30, 1942. The opening ceremony was broadcast live by WDAY and included the screening of travelogue motion pictures. A military theme keynoted the ceremony with the American Legion drum and bugle corps playing. Northland Greyhound Bus Lines officials called it the finest facility between Minneapolis and Seattle.

John Caron, the creator of this site, recalled the station having a news stand at the right front with a lunch counter behind it. The left side of the building was a waiting room with large wooden benches and ticket agents. Buses arrived and departed at the rear of the building.

The bus station moved from the building in November 1972, to a location next to the Amtrack station. The building was listed in the Fargo city directories as either vacant or storage until 1983. It was likely torn down about that time.

Greyhound Bus Station.

Fargo and Moorhead City Directory. Fargo, 1881-1927.
Polk’s Fargo and Moorhead City Directories. St. Paul, MN: R.L. Polk and Company
“6,000 at opening of bus terminal”, Fargo Forum and Daily Republican (1 July 1942): 12.
"Fargo building new Greyhound Bus Depot", Howard Binford’s Guide. Moorhead: Howard Binford, Vol. 8, No. 10 (Sept. 1972), p. 52.