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Union Pacific Railroad Bailey Yard

North Platte, NE
+1 308-532-9920
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Good way to spend an afternoon seeing and learning about trains!

We decided to go see the Golden Spike Tower at the Bailey Railroad Yard. This tower is at the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
hbgleschwartz
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Middletown, Pennsylvania
via mobile
Simply amazing

Worth the stop. Just all around awesome. Great prices in the gift shop, 8th floor is glassed in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
holy350
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Madison, Virginia
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  • Average4%
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North Platte, NE
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+1 308-532-9920
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"rail fan"
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"love trains"
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"eighth floor"
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"interesting place to visit"
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"great view"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to go see the Golden Spike Tower at the Bailey Railroad Yard. This tower is at the largest railroad yard that repairs locomotives. The tower has parking and is easily accessible. The tower is not owned by Union Pacific but is a non-profit...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth the stop. Just all around awesome. Great prices in the gift shop, 8th floor is glassed in, 7th is open balcony. Highly recommend.

Thank holy350
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great lesson in current and past rail traffic. The volunteer on the 8th floor viewing area made the sites come alive with stories and experiences.

Thank suegg1822
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were on a road trip to Co. and decided to check out some places on the way. The railroad yards were very interesting. Go up the tower and you can see for a long ways. The staff was very pleasant and the volunteer very...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As the largest railroad yard in the WORLD, you don't have to be a train enthusiast to appreciate the significance of what you see from the top of the Golden Spike tower. A volunteer renders good detail via commentary. Gift store is poorly stocked with...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

Thank oldgrouch41
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank Ole D
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Reviewed July 10, 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.

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Steffes02
January 15, 2017|
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Response from Rick D | Reviewed this property |
I think there is an Avis in Mccook
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September 6, 2016|
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Response from texdawg89 | Reviewed this property |
Oh yes, there is an elevator to both observation decks.
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