Kate Shelley Railroad Museum And Park – Moingona, Iowa

kate.jpg Kate Shelley Railroad Museum And Park – Moingona, Iowa

While visiting this small town Rock Island Railroad depotin Moingona that has been restored, one can learn the Kate Shelley story—how this fifteen-year-old girl warned a passenger train about some impending danger on a dark and stormy night. 

Visitors can look at a working telegraph and other railroad memorabilia and artifacts that relate to her life. A Rock Island Rocket passenger car houses a theater in which a video presentation of Shelley’s story is shown.

Admission – None

Directions – turn south off of U. S. Highway 30 onto County Road R18, then turn east

Hours – (call for hours)

Phone – (515) 432-1907 

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