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  • From Railroader to Millionaire: The Story of Hong SlingMay 21 – This month, we are continuing to post small segments of an ongoing serial on Facebook. The current serial story is about Hong Sling, a Chinese immigrant and Union Pacific employee who retired a millionaire. The entire story, from the beginning, can be viewed here.
  • Get Your Tickets Now!May 01 – Join us on Thursday, May 21, from 5 - 7 p.m. for an exclusive special preview of our new Art and Illustration on the Railroad exhibit.

    • Enjoy Wine & Hors d'oeuvres
    • View Six Rare Original Howard Fogg Paintings
    • Meet Railroad Artist Stewart Buck
    • Enter to Win One of Five Howard Fogg Prints
  • April Follow Along: Union Pacific's Founding FatherThroughout the month of April, we are posting small segments of an ongoing serial on Facebook. This month's serial story is about Union Pacific's founding father, President Abraham Lincoln. The entire story, from the beginning, can be viewed here.
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Visitor's Comments

"This museum has fantastic displays! Love the demonstration of what made America great: hard working American spirit!"

"What a wonderful tribute to those who dedicated their lives to the railroad. My dad would be proud of what you have done here. Thank you!"

- Earlene Durrant, Daughter of Owen. A Durrant

"The interactive exhibits were great!"

- Larry & Deb Thierer, Alma, KS

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Curator's Corner

Due to the widespread use of chewing tobacco in the 19th century, spittoons were a common fixture in public areas, including railroad stations.

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