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Golden Spike Tower and Visitor Center

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Golden Spike Tower and Visitor Center

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After talking about visiting the tower and Bailey Yard for several years my wife and I finally made it to the facility today on our way to Colorado. If you are a railroad nut or fan this is a place to visit. The largest freight yard in the world is a tribute to the Union
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Bailey Yard is the largest train yard in the country and you get an awesome view from the top of the spike. They have a very nice gift shop with trains you can run for about $.50; they also have outside displays.
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Response from 150kirstenp, General Manager at Golden Spike Tower and Visitor Center
Responded Mar 5, 2020
Thanks for your visit and review. Yes, we love the model train running...fun to watch above your head!
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We didn't realize that many things were not open in February in North Platte, but the railroad tower was open and impressive. The information that was available was insane. The teens even were impressed with the size of the yard. They wanted to board a train but that wasn't on
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Response from 150kirstenp, General Manager at Golden Spike Tower and Visitor Center
Responded Feb 26, 2020
Ha ha ha! Yes, many people visit us not even knowing they are a train fan. By the time they leave, they are ready to hit the rails. Glad you enjoyed your visit!
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This is a must see for a train nut like me, but even my wife who could care less about trains, loved this place. The access road is long and in the middle of nowhere. It only costs $5 per person and well worth it. The view from the top are spectacular. The Bailey train yard,
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Response from GoldenSpikeTower, General Manager at Golden Spike Tower and Visitor Center
Responded Jan 26, 2020
I am so glad to hear about your visit. I loved hearing about how both you and your wife enjoyed your time. It really is quite a site to see whether you are or aren't a train buff!
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We really enjoyed this visit. It was wonderful to see the railyard. So large and beyond anything one could imagine. Great view from the 7th and 8th floor.
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