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North Platte, Nebraska

Attraction Listing for North Platte, NE

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Union Pacific Railroad Bailey Yard

The long, narrow delta at the forks of the North and South Platte Rivers, populated by wild grasses and bulky bison, had been crossed before - by nomadic Plains Indians, by covered wagons and by the Pony Express.

But in 1866

North Platte, NE Railroad History


Wild West Memorial

At the entrance of Cody Park, visitors will find the Wild West Memorial. This is near the site of the historic Old Glory Blowout, the first spectator rodeo held in 1882 staged by Buffalo Bill. The Wild West Memorial has been created as a tribute to the father of rodeo - Buffalo Bill Cody.

North Platte, NE Memorials

Cody Park Railroad Museum

One of the most beautiful sights in North Platte is Cody Park. The Union Pacific Railroad Co. donated and installed steam locomotive UP 3977 in the railroad museum area of Cody Park in 1968

North Platte, NE Museums

Fox Theater

The Fox Theater is a fine example of the "Picture Palace," a building type popular in America in the 1920

North Platte, NE National Register

Things to do near North Platte, NE

McCook Community College

McCook Community College, Nebraska's oldest two-year college, occupies an attractive eight-building campus in the northeast r...