America’s Railroad Capital Is Right Here In Wyoming And It’s Well Worth A Day Trip

Anyone who has been to Cheyenne knows that the railroad is an integral part of the city’s history. Some of the earliest residents were men who were working on the transcontinental railroad near the city, and a major Union Pacific shop is still in operation in Cheyenne today.

The abundance of train and railway attractions makes the city not only the capital of Wyoming but also the railroad capital of America. With so much rich railroad history, a visit to Cheyenne makes for the perfect day trip for history buffs, railroad enthusiasts, and anyone else who is up for a day of travel and trains.

What are your favorite railroad attractions in Cheyenne?

Have you visited any of the other historic rail yards in other areas of Wyoming?