Railroads: Union Pacific & Burlington Northern

Railroads: Union Pacific & Burlington Northern (HMW2N)

Location: Beatrice, NE 68310 Gage County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 15.963', W 96° 45.128'

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Railroads played a key role in the development of the Heritage Highway corridor. Trains brought settlers and goods west to the new towns and took farm products back to market. As times have changed and transportation has evolved, many railroad depots in the Heritage Highway corridor have been converted to historical museums or have been torn down completely. The 1906 Burlington Northern Depot now houses the Gage County Historical Society Museum, while the Union Pacific Depot that once faced it has been razed. A pavilion commemorating the Union Pacific Depot has been erected on the original site.
HM NumberHMW2N
Placed ByHeritage Highway U.S. Highway 136 Byway
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at 3:59pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14T E 691138 N 4459710
Decimal Degrees40.26605000, -96.75213333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 15.963', W 96° 45.128'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 15' 57.78" N, 96° 45' 7.68" W
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Area Code(s)402
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2-34 N 2nd St, Beatrice NE 68310, US
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