Ellis Railroad Museum - Ellis, Kansas
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 38° 56.303 W 099° 33.608
14S E 451454 N 4310088
Quick Description: Museum showing the history of the railroad and its impact on Ellis, Kansas.
Location: Kansas, United States
Date Posted: 11/25/2009 9:26:17 PM
Waymark Code: WM7R93
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member alermy
Views: 6

Long Description:
Ellis Railroad Museum has displays of impact of the railroad on Ellis, a railroad town, and also includes a large 5000 square foot of working model train layout. The museum also operates the BK & E Railroad which features a 1/3 scale General Motors Aero Streamliner. The trail travels along a 2 1/2 mile track through the old roundhouse and railroad shop area. The BK & E uses the former Penokee Union Pacific Depot which was move to the site in 1994 as its depot and boarding area.
Museum Website: [Web Link]

Train ride provided?: yes

Actual railroad cars or locomotives on display?: no

Admission fee?: Over 12 years $2.00, 5-12 years $1.00, Under 5 years--------Free

Street Address: 911 Washington, Ellis, KS

Gift shop?: yes

Café/restaurant?: no

Theater?: no

Other features?: Not listed

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