Track laying was done by crews of Civil War veterans, emigrants, ex-miners, adventurers, and gamblers. The crews averaged about two miles of track per day. In 1867 three workers were killed by Indians about one mile west of Ogallala.
|Series||This marker is part of the Transcontinental Railroad series|
|Placed By||Ogallala/Keith County Chamber of Commerce|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, September 14th, 2014 at 1:25pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||14T E 271625 N 4556247|
|Decimal Degrees||41.12541667, -101.72048333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 41° 7.525', W 101° 43.229'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||41° 7' 31.50" N, 101° 43' 13.74" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 200-298 W 2nd St, Ogallala NE 69153, US|
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