1879 Chicago & Alton RR Depot, Independence

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  • Located right across the parking lot from the National Frontier Trails Museum, this restored train depot provides an interesting overview of the growth and decline of train travel in the USA. The volu...  more »
  • Judging by other reviews, we picked a bad day to come here as there were no tours being given. However, it was still nice to walk around the building and check out the beautiful architecture. There's ...  more »
  • Quaint depot..very nice tour guide...great artifacts from that era. The history is fascinating..you can tour the depot and the apartment for the depot manager...loved it..a must see if you love histor...  more »
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  • This is a real piece of history. Restored and open to the public
  • If your a railroad buff. It is a must stop place. Free admission. Great place for all ages.

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