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Cheyenne in Laramie County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
 

Union Pacific Railroad Depot

 
 
Union Pacific Depot Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, October 6, 2016
1. Union Pacific Depot Marker
Inscription.  The Union Pacific Depot was built in 1886 and given to the community or Cheyenne in April 1993 by the Union Pacific Railroad Company.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Railroads & Streetcars. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks series list. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1993.
 
Location. 41° 7.913′ N, 104° 48.857′ W. Marker is in Cheyenne, Wyoming, in Laramie County. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cheyenne WY 82001, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The first steam-powered locomotive reached Cheyenne on November 14, 1867 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Burlington Routes (within shouting distance of this marker); The Union Pacific Railroad (within shouting distance of this marker); The Trolleys / Cheyenne's Street Railway (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 1974 Downtown National Historic District (about 400 feet away); Historic Plains Hotel (about 500 feet away); Tom Horn (about 600 feet away); The Tivoli Building (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cheyenne.
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Union Pacific Depot Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, October 6, 2016
2. Union Pacific Depot Marker
Union Pacific Depot Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, June 12, 2011
3. Union Pacific Depot Marker
Union Pacific Depot image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, June 12, 2011
4. Union Pacific Depot
Union Pacific Depot image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Pfingsten, June 12, 2011
5. Union Pacific Depot
National Historic Landmark Plaque image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, June 12, 2011
6. National Historic Landmark Plaque
The Union Pacific Depot
has been designated a
National Historic
Landmark

This property possesses National significance as the last of the grand 19th century depots on the transcontinental railroad and as an excellent example of the Richardsonian Romanesque style designed by prominent architect Henry Van Brunt.
March 3, 2006
National Park Service
U.S. Department of the Interior
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 14, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 806 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 9, 2016, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 14, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.

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