The Gregarious Railfan
Grand Island, NE  68801 (population, 48,520)

GPS: N 40.92917, W 98.33665   Google map   

Scanner: UP 160.470 [24], BNSF 161.100 [66], BNSF 160.695 [39]

Railroads: Union Pacific, Nebraska Div, Kearney Sub, MP 146.4; BNSF, Nebraska Div, Ravenna Sub MP 96

Description: The Grand Island ‘Flyover’ is the location of the BNSF overpass of the UP ‘overland route double main
the location listed is just west of the overpass and a good place to shoot pictures of BNSF trains passing over UP
trains. Other places in Grand Island give comfortable views of the busy UP main.

Approximate # trains per 24 hours: 120+

Gregariousness quotient:  Low to Medium

Local breakfast:
The Farmer’s Daughter Café, 105 Walnut St., N 40.92287, W98.34205

Fast Food:   Burger King, 1320 W 2nd St, N 40.91944, W 98.35301; Others close by nd in other areas of town.

Local Pub and grub: Bennett's Sports Bar at The Texas T Bone Restaurant, 1201 S Locust St,
N 40.90898, W 98.33962


Lodging: Best Western Plus, 2707 S Locust St, N 40.89579, W 98.33968;  Super 8, 2603 S Locust St,
N 40.89632, W 98.33967
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November 2014
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Grand Island Flyover  
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Link to Grand Island Visitors Bureau   
Downloadable Railfan Info Sheet PDF
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any page).  New info will be credited on the page. e-mail me at gregariousrailfan@gmail.com