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Railroad History - Point of Rocks & Buffalo Bend
Railroad History - Point of Rocks & Buffalo Bend

Longest Creek In the World? Three miles east of Potter on U.S. Highway 30 is the historic Point of Rocks, where railroad crews laying the Union Pacific line east of Potter clashed with Indians.  The altercations provided the impetus to establish Fort Sidney. The track here, called Buffalo Ben

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Sidney Barracks
Sidney Barracks

Protecting the Railroad in Sidney from Attack! Sidney Barracks was established in 1867 to protect Union Pacific Railroad track layers from attack. In 1869, the post was relocated to the present site at Sidney. The following year it was renamed Fort Sidney and was active through the Indian wars. At

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Lodgepole Depot Museum
Lodgepole Depot Museum

Train Depot, Railroad Museum and History in Lodgepole The Lodgepole Depot Museum, on the corner of McCall Street & Bates Boulevard, displays horse buggies, antique furniture, pony express items and historical clothing inside the an old train depot. Open by appointment. (308) 483-5353. For mor

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Bailey Yard & the Golden Spike
Bailey Yard & the Golden Spike

Visit Bailey Yard - the World's Largest Railroad Classification yard In 1995, the Guinness Book of World Records recognized Union Pacific’s Bailey Yard as the world’s largest railroad classification yard. It has since grown by 25 percent. It stretches eight miles and covers nearly 3,0

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Railroad Museum at Cody Park
Railroad Museum at Cody Park

Rare Locomotives at the Railroad Museum in Cody At the park’s Railroad Museum, Union Pacific Railroad displays two of its largest locomotives (one steam, one diesel) and houses a railroad museum in the accompanying cars and restored depot. The steam engine is one of two remaining 3900-c

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The Cowboy Trail - Rails to Trails Biking & Hiking
The Cowboy Trail - Rails to Trails Biking & Hiking

The Cowboy Trail stretches from Norfolk to Valentine. The crushed limestone trail follows the gentle hills and curves of an abandoned railroad. Its longest and most spectacular bridge is just outside Valentine, soaring 148 feet above the Niobrara River. The trail is open a half-hour before sunri

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Belmont Railroad Tunnel
Belmont Railroad Tunnel

Nebraska's Only Railroad Tunnel Draws Rainfans The 750-foot-long Belmont Tunnel is no longer used by trains. Railroad enthusiasts watch trains climbing the 10-mile-long Crawford-to-Belmont grade. Look for the Belmont sign nine miles south of Crawford on Highway 2. For more information about Crawfo

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