What a beautiful welcome to omaha. Went up to see the trains and also the gardens. It was magnificent. Well worth getting off the highway. And had some roasted corn at their cornfest
worth the trip up the long stairway to read the history of the railroad here in NE-IA. and the view - SPECTACULAR Take the time next visit to Lauritzen Gardens. (right next door)
The train displays are very impressive. The informational plaques on the walk up were interesting. The lookout platform had very picturesque views of Omaha. The landscaping in the area is very well done and maintained. Great photo opportunities.
Union Pacific did a great job building Kenefick Park and we always stop there to the the centennial and the big-boy. Aside from the locos and the great view there isn't much else to do though so it is great for young kids, but will probably be a shorter stop. TIP: Lauritzen Gardens is right at the bottom of the... 更多
Just passing through to Denver, we got off for a short bit to see the park mainly to see the Big Boy and DDA40X engines on display. There is plenty on the history of the railroad especially pertaining to Omaha and Nebraska. There are good views of the valley and those engines are in museum quality shape. The kids will... 更多
This park has two of the largest locomotives ever built for the US - one coal fired and one diesel. It is also "co-located" with the Lauritzen Botanical Gardens.
This is a great place to visit, the trains are amazing to see and the display contains lots of information. There are also great views of the train yards and river. Bring your walking shoes!
This is such an awesome display of a Big Boy loco - over looking the interstate. You have to walk up a lot of stairs to get to the top, but it is worth it! Neat historical photos & info on the walls as you walk up. Very fitting tribute to these huge locos!
If you're a railroad buff - or not - you should see these two fine specimens of railroad power in the US. While UP is not the only railroad in the land, these two locos are tremendous reminders of how the US was settled and still moves many goods yet today.