Rail Lookout Cabin and Deck
via the access road from the rear of the parking lot of the restaurant at 1155 North Brown Street, La Plata, Missouri 63549
In the heart of APRHF Silver Rails Country!
Even from inside the lookout cabin the views of the BNSF mainline are great!
"Maw" and "Paw" restrooms are conveniently located right next to the rail lookout.
There is also an outdoor BBQ for picnics while watching trains.
The Amtrak Southwest Chief and a freight train pass by the rail lookout.
Guests staying at the Depot Inn & Suites may borrow their golf cart
to drive themselves from the hotel to the rail lookout point.
The non-profit American Passenger Rail Heritage Foundation owns, maintains and provides the rail lookout cabin & deck free of charge to the public in order to encourage appreciation of American railroads and rail heritage. Please consider becoming a member of the APRHF and / or donating to help keep this lookout cabin & deck open. Click here for more information.
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and help maintain and expand the APRHF Rail Lookout Cabin & Deck!