Railroad Exhibits in Grand Island


Stuhr Museum.


A history museum of farming and community life in central Nebraska. Hours 9 am to 5 pm, Admission $12-14. Permanent exhibits: 1.) Railroad Town. An 1890’s prairie town as often found in the plains along the railroad. 2.) Train Exhibit. UP 2-8-0 steam locomotive #437, Boarding Car, and Caboose. Click here for more information


Train Watching.


Grand Island flyover is where the BNSF Powder River line crosses over the UP Transcon double track. Each railroad runs 50 to 75 trains a day through Grand Island and flyover near 3rd and Oak Streets is a great location to see trains for both railroads. Click here for more information


Grand Island former CB&Q Passenger Station


601 North Plum Street. The station was saved and renovated by the Hall County Historical Society. The main building is now a reception hall and the baggage building houses the Tri-City Model Railroaders permanent exhibit.



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