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Lot of railroad activity.

If you are in North Platte Neb. Do not miss seeing this. Even if you are not a rail fan, this... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2018
Shawnee, Oklahoma
A must see!

Marvelous perspective on the largest classification yard (in the world!!!). Even if you have an... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2018
Tony T
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Reviewed 3 August 2018

If you are in North Platte Neb. Do not miss seeing this. Even if you are not a rail fan, this will show you how much we depend on the railroads for our way of life.

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Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Marvelous perspective on the largest classification yard (in the world!!!). Even if you have an inkling if interest in trains this is a must see.

Thank Tony T
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Worlds Largest Railyard. It was amazing. Grandson is a WERB (google it). Was a perfect stop. Does charge a small admission fee but well worth it. Knowledgeable volunteers to assist and inform you. Has an outdoor and indoor viewing area at the top levels. Wheelchair...More

Thank Dianne S
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Excellent place to learn about railroads, an amazing place to observe how trains are taken apart and put together.

Thank Ole D
Reviewed 10 July 2018

This is an amazing stop. It is fascinating to watch so many trains in one location! It is something that all ages can enjoy! We spent maybe an hour and a half there.

1  Thank scott m
Reviewed 7 July 2018

We were lucky enough to run into Ben who is a volunteer that spent his working life working for the Union Pacific so knew a lot about what was going on outside in the yard that you could see from 83 feet in the air...More

Thank mgalex
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed this attraction. Had a RR worker up in the tower explaining all the workings of the yard. Very interesting.

Thank Randy G
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

This is a neat place. It is a train yard. But you get a little Union Pacific history as well. Love trains and I love seeing trains come through here.

Thank Caleb J
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

My husband and I visited and spent hours watching the trains from the comfort of the inside eighth floor of the tower. The retired conductor was (I am sorry that I didn’t,t get his name) made the place come alive and pointed out features that...More

1  Thank Gayle F
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

We stumbled upon this attraction while traveling thru the Veterans Memorial Park and was amazed on how the history came to real seeing the trains. Made us appreciate dedication of those who worked hard so that we could have what we have today. My husband...More

Thank Lisa H
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Response from Rick D | Reviewed this property |
I think there is an Avis in Mccook
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Response from texdawg89 | Reviewed this property |
Oh yes, there is an elevator to both observation decks.