Mt. Vernon Chamber of Commerce operates an office and visitor center at the start of the Ozark Mountain Parkway (Route 265)
The old railroad station has been converted to city hall.
A.H. Rogers built a mule-drawn streetcar line from Webb City to Carterville in 1889, predeccessor of the South West Missouri Electric Railway. Established in 1893, it was expanded in the 1900
Route 66 Mural City Adds Train Replica to Route 66 Attractions. Many of us can remember driving along Route 66
One of 30, 1500 series engines. Built in 1923 for Frisco Railroad. 4,500 gal. oil burning boiler, weight 350,000 lbs., deeded to city of Rolla 6/13/1955.
On the National Register of Historic Places
This Katy Depot is a 100
Built in 1889, purchased and restored, this last depot in Lafayette County, Missouri is listed on National Register of Historic Places. in 1987