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A fantastic place to view trains and how they are made up.
All computer generated.
Trains incoming from the west are pushed up the hill and are broke up to different rails and sent to different locations.
What a view from the tower.
Full disclosure: I'm a railroad nut. I spent a whole day here during the annual North Platte Rail Days, there's always something going on in this the world's largest freight yard. A bonus was the bus tour of the yard that allowed to get up...More
Railroad Days was a great experience and we were so impressed with the Bailey Yard bus tour that is only conducted during Railroad Days. We would recommend going to Railroad Days and taking this tour if possible next year. This is such an important hub...More
There were plenty of engines in the yard which made for some exciting watching. They were working both humps for sorting and you could see them from the tower. We only spent about 2 1/2 hours here but could have easily spent the day. Definitely...More
Kind of disappointing. Such an opportunity to learn but all we got was a 5 minute video and sent to the observation deck. If your a train lover, this would be great. If you are looking for a neat experience and to learn a little,...More
Liked going up to the observation deck to watch the trains coming in and going out. A man who volunteers there answered all of our question. I learned a lot of history from the videos and displays on the 7-8th floors. It had a nice...More
The observation tower was great. A guide was there to explain all questions and point out many facts the average person would not know about trains. The small fee to get in is well worth it. I liked the "HILL" that split all the cars...More