City Park Historic Displays

category : Railroad History
City Park Historic Displays After the Union Pacific Railroad converted to diesel power in the early 1950s, Marysville, a crew-change point, asked for and received the great old steam locomotive on display in City Park, a Baldwin Consolidation 2-8-0, built in 1901 for UP, later used for short-line freight hauls.

Nearby are the Beattie depot (circa 1870) and the former Bommer School House. The sod house was created by the Marysville Kiwanis Club to depict life in its earliest days in this community.

Address: South 10th Street, Highway 77
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Attractions and Upcoming Events

Pony Express Original Home Station #1

Built in 1859 by Joseph Cottrell, the Pony Express Barn Museum is the oldest building in Marshall County. Too, it is the only original home station along the Pony Express route at its original site. The Pony Express System was inaugurated April 3, 1860

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Lee Dam Center for Fine Art

The center for fine art brings cultural events, visual arts, music, and educational programs to the community of Marysville to enhance and enrich the lives of citizens of all ages.

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Country Club Lake

Country Club Lake offers a small playground, a sandy area, fishing and is a great area for kite flying!

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Hutchinson House

The Hutchinson House is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Built by Perry Hutchinson in 1872, this French Renaissance architectural style home is now a private residence.

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