Missouri-Kansas-Texas Depot - Burkburnett, TX
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Snowdog
N 34° 05.277 W 098° 34.488
14S E 539225 N 3771989
Quick Description: This Missouri-Kansas-Texas (MKT) depot served Burkburnett, Texas.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 2/7/2021 9:33:13 AM
Waymark Code: WM13R68
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67
Views: 3

Long Description:
This Missouri-Kansas-Texas (MKT) train depot once served the oil boom town of Burkburnett. In fact the depot was here before the town! It originally served the oil fields here that arose from the 1918 Fowler Discovery Well. A 1973 photo, taken from the track side, shows the depot with no other structures nearby.
Is the station/depot currently used for railroad purposes?: No

Is the station/depot open to the public?: No

If the station/depot is not being used for railroad purposes, what is it currently used for?:
Under renovation for use as a museum

What rail lines does/did the station/depot serve?: Missouri-Kansas-Texas

Station/Depot Web Site: [Web Link]

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WalksfarTX visited Missouri-Kansas-Texas Depot - Burkburnett, TX 9/10/2011 WalksfarTX visited it