The Gregarious Railfan
Grand Island, NE  68801 (population, 48,520)

GPS: N 40.92917, W 98.33665   Google map   

Scanner: UP 160.470 [24], BNSF 161.100 [66], BNSF 160.695 [39]

Railroads: Union Pacific, Nebraska Div, Kearney Sub, MP 146.4; BNSF, Nebraska Div, Ravenna Sub MP 96

Description: The Grand Island ‘Flyover’ is the location of the BNSF overpass of the UP ‘overland route double main
the location listed is just west of the overpass and a good place to shoot pictures of BNSF trains passing over UP
trains. Other places in Grand Island give comfortable views of the busy UP main.

Approximate # trains per 24 hours: 120+

Gregariousness quotient:

Local breakfast:
The Farmer’s Daughter Café, 105 Walnut St., (N 40.92287, W98.34205)

Local Pub and grub: Stick with Applebee’s

Lodging: some Chain hotels along US-30, more North along US-231
Every two years the American politics industry fills the airwaves with the most virulent,
scurrilous, wall-to-wall character assassination of nearly every political practitioner in the country -
and then declares itself puzzled that America has lost trust in its politicians.- Charles Karault
Denver Todd is The Gregarious Railfan
Todd Sestero is the RAILFAN GUIDES of the U.S.
November 2014
A little bit more but not enough for Page 2   

Grand Island Flyover  
  Google image <Clik on Thumbnail to enlarge>  

Link to Grand Island Visitors Bureau   
Downloadable Railfan Info Sheet PDF
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