The "dinkey," a steam-powered locomotive, shuttled railroad cars around the factory yards from 1942 to 1985. When the plant closed the locomotive became a permanent display in the town park.
Location. 40° 57.647′ N, 102° 23.045′ W. Marker is in Ovid, Colorado, in Sedgwick County. Marker is on U.S. 138 just east of 2nd Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ovid CO 80744, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Early Campsites and River Crossings (here, next to this marker); Fort Sedgwick (here, next to this marker); See and Do,Off the Byway (approx. 0.2 miles away); Prisoners on the Plains / Ride 'Em Cowboy (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hard Duty on the Plains (approx. 1.5 miles away); Fort Sedgwick, Colorado Territory (approx. 1.5 miles away); Overland City (approx. 1.9 miles away); Old Julesburg (approx. 1.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Ovid.
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