The Gregarious Railfan
Gibbon, NE  68840 (population, 1,833)

GPS: N 40.75494, W 98.82671   Google map   

Scanner: UP 160.470 [24]

Railroad: Union Pacific, Nebraska Div, Kearney Sub, MP 175; Maryville Sub MP 287.8

Description: At Gibbon Junction, The UP Maryville Sub splits off from the UP Triple Track Main (Kearney Sub) to
head to Kansas and points south. The Triple Track Main hosts some of the heaviest rail traffic in the country

Approximate # trains per 24 hours: 140+ (FRA)   

Gregariousness quotient: Low

Lodging:  Best Western Plus Mid Nebraska Inn & Suites, $$$, 224 S 2nd Ave, Kearney, NE (N 40.66695,
W 99.08695); Super 8 15 W 8th St, Kearney, NE, (N 40.68224, W 99.08296); (Both 13 miles west)
It does no harm just once in a while to acknowledge that the whole country isn't in flames,
that there are people in the country besides politicians, entertainers, and criminals.
- Charles Kuralt
Denver Todd is The Gregarious Railfan
Todd Sestero is the RAILFAN GUIDES of the U.S.
November 2014
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