North Dakota Has The Last Two-Story Midland Continental Rail Depot In Existence, And You Can Visit It

North Dakota’s modern history is deeply intertwined with railroad history. Many of North Dakota’s towns were established just to be a railroad stop every 10 miles to service early trains. The rail expansion westward brought many settlers by train to homestead on North Dakota’s open, untouched prairies. Nowadays, trains are still used all across the state for hauling freight – primarily coal and grains – but a lot of the small towns and rail depots have fallen to the wayside. You can still find some remnants of that history, though. In fact, you can visit the last railroad depot in North Dakota of its kind. It’s special for another reason, too, see why:

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Visit the Midland Continental Railroad Historic Society Facebook page to learn more about this museum and how to visit it.

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Address: 710 Railway St, Wimbledon, ND 58492, USA