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Union Pacific Museum (Union Pacific Depot)

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Union Pacific Depot
1906. Northwest corner of U.S. 287 and Park St., in the town park

Small-town depots such as this anchored isolated prairie towns, as railroads delivered food, clothing, coal, and even shelter (in the form of mail-order houses). This passenger depot, with its distinctive radiating wooden screens in the gable peaks, was moved here for preservation as a museum, with UP caboose 25400 on display.

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Thomas J. Noel
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Thomas J. Noel, "Union Pacific Museum (Union Pacific Depot)", [Kit Carson, Colorado], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/CO-01-CH04.

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