Downs in Osborne County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Missouri Paciﬁc Railroad Depot
Built 1917 - Restored 1999 - 2005
—Downs Historical Railroad Foundation —
has been placed on the
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
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. Touch 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); 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). Touch for a list and map 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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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 29, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 569 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 29, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.