Buffalo Gap to Hot Springs

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Map submitted by Andrew Laverdiere.

The Fremont, Elkhorn and Missouri Valley Railroad, a subsidiary of the Chicago and North Western Railroad, constructed this railway line between Buffalo Gap and Hot Springs in 1890. After the FE&MV formally merged into the C&NW in 1903, the C&NW abandoned this line in 1939.

the depot is still in Hot Springs & at one time was billed as the World's Smallest depot

Ben Thompson
Scottsbluff, NE
5/1/2015

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The superlative about the Hot Springs Station is that it was supposedly the world's smallest Union Station - i.e. a single station serving multiple rail lines. In this case, it was the Burlington and Missouri River Railroad and the Fremont, Elkhorn and Missouri Valley Railroad.

Warc1
Winnipeg, CN
9/24/2015

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