Gate Depot - Gate, Oklahoma
Posted by: BruceS
N 36° 51.190 W 100° 03.208
14S E 406085 N 4079101
Quick Description: Former railroad depot now history museum in Gate, Oklahoma.
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 4/7/2012 5:52:01 AM
Waymark Code: WME5PK
The Gate Depot was originally located in the previous location of the community of Gate about a mile from the current. It was originally built for the Wichita Falls and Northwestern Railway which was acquired by the Missouri, Kansas, Texas Railroad (MKT Railroad) in 1911. The depot was moved when the community moved. The depot continued to serve the MKT Railroad. The depot was moved to serve as a museum called the Gateway to the Panhandle Museum.
Is the station/depot currently used for railroad purposes?: No
Is the station/depot open to the public?: Yes
If the station/depot is not being used for railroad purposes, what is it currently used for?:
What rail lines does/did the station/depot serve?: Wichita Falls and Northwestern Railway - Missouri, Kansas, Texas Railroad
Station/Depot Web Site: [Web Link]
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