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Downs in Osborne County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Missouri Pacific Railroad Depot

Built 1917 - Restored 1999 - 2005

 

—Downs Historical Railroad Foundation —

 
Missouri Pacific Railroad Depot NRHP Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 27, 2011
1. Missouri Pacific Railroad Depot NRHP Marker
Inscription.

This property
has been placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places

by the United States
Department of the Interior

Preservation of this property
has been assisted by the
Kansas Heritage Trust Fund
Kansas State Historical Society


In appreciation to the city council
of Osborne Kansas
for the donation of
35,000 paving bricks

2003

 
Erected by Downs Historical Society.
 
Location. 39° 30.156′ N, 98° 32.604′ W. Marker is in Downs, Kansas, in Osborne County. Marker is on Railroad Avenue near Morgan Avenue (Kansas Highway 181), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Downs KS 67437, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Founding of Downs, Kansas (a few steps from this marker); Memorial Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Carnegie Library (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sod and Stubble (approx. half a mile away); Pioneers, O Pioneers (approx. 0.7 miles away);
Missouri Pacific Railroad Depot KHTF Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 27, 2011
2. Missouri Pacific Railroad Depot KHTF Marker
Civil War Unknown Dead (approx. 0.7 miles away); World's Largest Ball of Sisal Twine (approx. 5.9 miles away); Homestead of J. Gledhill (approx. 5.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Downs.
 
Also see . . .
1. History of Downs, Kansas. (Submitted on August 29, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Downs Missouri Pacific Railroad Depot National Register Nomination. (Submitted on August 29, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Missouri Pacific Railroad Depot Pavers Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 27, 2011
3. Missouri Pacific Railroad Depot Pavers Marker
Missouri Pacific Railroad Depot at Downs image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 27, 2011
4. Missouri Pacific Railroad Depot at Downs
South facade
Missouri Pacific Railroad Depot at Downs image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 27, 2011
5. Missouri Pacific Railroad Depot at Downs
Missouri Pacific Locomotive at Downs Depot image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 27, 2011
6. Missouri Pacific Locomotive at Downs Depot
Ex-New York Central and Ex-Conrail #5712 GP-7 painted and numbered as MoPac #4124
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 514 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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