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The museum occupies the former Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad Passenger Depot.
Photo by: Smallbones/Wikimedia
The RailsWest Railroad Museum in Council Bluffs, Iowa, preserves the history of the Chicago Rock Island & Pacific Railroad and other railroads that served the community. Located inside the old passenger depot are displays of dining car silverware, porters’ uniforms and ticket stubs, among other historical artifacts.
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Visit this reconstruction of the 1847 Kanesville Tabernacle in Council Bluffs, Iowa, to learn more about The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day...
When Rose Blumkin (1893–1998) heard that Creighton University was seeking the City of Omaha, Nebraska’s permission to demolish the old Astro Theater,...
The Great American Rail-Trail promises an all-new American experience. Through 12 states and the District of Columbia, the trail will directly serve nearly 50 million people within 50 miles of the route. Across the nation—and the world—only the limits of imagination will limit its use.Learn More
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