Burlington Northern Depot & WWII Museum

Burlington Northern Depot & WWII Museum

302 South 2nd Street, Red Oak, IA, USA

Year Built:

1903

Architect:

Unknown

Style:

Unknown

History

When completed in 1903, the depot was a model of modern convenience linking Red Oak to areas not easily traveled before. Rural communities were virtually inaccessible by any method of transportation until lifelines of railroads joined them to more metropolitan societies.