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Council Bluffs in Pottawattamie County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad Depot

Built 1899

 
 
Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad Depot NRHP Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., April 3, 2016
1. Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad Depot NRHP Marker
Inscription.  

has been placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places

by the United States
Department of the Interior

 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureRailroads & Streetcars. In addition, it is included in the Chicago Rock Island & Pacific Railway series list.
 
Location. 41° 14.832′ N, 95° 51.128′ W. Marker is in Council Bluffs, Iowa, in Pottawattamie County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and 16th Avenue / Railroad Grade Crossing, on the right when traveling south on Main Street. Depot is part of the Rails West Railroad Museum complex. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1512 South Main Street, Council Bluffs IA 51503, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "Freedom With Honor" (a few steps from this marker); The Historic General Dodge House (approx. 0.6 miles away); The National Humane Alliance Fountain (approx. 0.6 miles away); Squirrel Cage Jail (approx. 0.7 miles away); Grenville M. Dodge
Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad Depot and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., April 3, 2016
2. Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad Depot and Marker
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(approx. Ύ mile away); Council Bluffs Free Public Library (approx. Ύ mile away); Council Bluffs Veterans Plaza (approx. 0.8 miles away); Spanish War Veterans (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Council Bluffs.
 
Also see . . .
1. Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on February 14, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

2. Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway Records. Kansas State Historical Society entry (Submitted on April 13, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad Passenger Depot image. Click for more information.
via NPS, unknown
3. Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad Passenger Depot
National Register of Historic Places: Digital Archive on NPGallery website entry
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Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad Depot image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., April 3, 2016
4. Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad Depot
Looking NNW
Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad Depot image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., April 3, 2016
5. Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad Depot
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 11, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 13, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 365 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 13, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on November 11, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.   4, 5. submitted on April 13, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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Jun. 26, 2022