Train Watching Site Suggestions
Approximate Google Maps Locations
West to East – North Platte in Center
In a number of towns and villages along US Highway 30 through Nebraska, the Union Pacific Railroad has constructed pedestrian overpasses. These overpasses can also provide visitors an excellent vantage point for safely photographing passing trains 24 hours a day.
What follows are the approximate co-ordinates from Google Maps of the pedestrian overpasses in the North Platte area.
Beginning in the western portion of Lincoln County, Nebraska:
Sutherland, Nebraska Photo Site North Platte, Nebraska Photo Site
Pedestrian Overpass Site of former UP Depot in Downtown
41° 9'22.29"N 41° 8'21.62"N
101° 7'45.21"W 100°45'38.36"W
Maxwell, Nebraska Photo Site Buttermilk Curves – (No pedestrian overpass)
Pedestrian Overpass East of Brady, Nebraska
41° 4'43.59"N 40° 59'46.37"N
Brady, Nebraska Photo Site