Golden Spike Tower
Overlooking Union Pacific’s Bailey Yard
A panoramic view of Union Pacific’s Bailey Yard will greet railfans from the two observation decks of the Golden Spike Tower. The eighth story fully enclosed viewing platform offers a 360 degree view of Bailey Yard and the Platte River valley. The seventh floor platform is open-air. The Visitor Center includes Union Pacific Railroad and Nebraska memorabilia and educational displays as well as a gift shop with a large selection of souvenirs. The Guinness Book of World Records certifies Bailey Yard as the world’s largest railroad yard, with a mind-boggling array of more than 315 miles of tracks, accommodating more than 150 trains a day.
Address: 1249 N. Homestead Road
May 1-Sept 20: 9am-7pm Daily
Oct 1-April 20: 10-5pm Daily
Special Twilight Tours, 3rd Saturday of the Month