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Depot at Claflin, Kansas - A scene that could have been seen anywhere across American railroads during the Sixties - Lee Berglund photo, T. Greuter Collection

MoPac Right of Way -
Depots
in Kansas
This is by no means complete a complete list. MoPac likely had hundreds of depots throughout Kansas.

Hopefully more information and depot location updates will be added to this list as I uncover more.

 

 

Kansas Depots

City

Type

Structure

Built

Track Status

Current Location

Current Status

Current Railroad

Notes

Arnold

C

wood

none

moved to Hayes, U.S. 183 bypass W of town

museum

none

in Frontier City

Baldwin City
West of town
display
w/ caboose & coaches

Beeler

C

wood

none

1 block N of AT&SF tracks

storage

none

moved from Brownell

Brownell

C

wood

none

moved to Beeler, 1 block N of tracks

storage

none

Carona
near Pittsburg, KS and Big Brutus
display
with an ex-MoPac Plymouth switcher
Council Grove
wood frame
1890's
display
still in yellow/brown
Leavenworth
brick 2 story
Located near the river
now a senior citizens rec. center
Union Pacific
The U.P. still runs about 20-30 trains a day on the old MoPac right behind the Community center. They are mostly empty coal unit trains going north, but occasionally a mixed freight going south. (thanks to Charlie S.)
Scott City
display
depot w/ Eagle merchandise boxcar
Utica
C
wood
in use
on site
r.r.
U.P.

 

 

Sources:
MP Employees System Timetable No. 1, Nov. 30, 1969
Missouri Pacific Railroad Co.

MP Employees System Timetable No. 4, April 15, 1973
Missouri Pacific Railroad Co.

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