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