Brown County, South Dakota

 

City

Railroad

Current Location

Type

Current Use

Date Built

Track Status

Bldg. Mat.

Current Railroad

Notes

Aberdeen

BN

in yard

M

rr

 

in use

metal

BNSF

prefab yard office, Field checked 6/06

Aberdeen

CMStP&P

Main St.S/Railroad Ave. SW

P

museum/model rr club

 

in use

brick

BNSF

2 story, division offices, restored, Field checked 9/12

Aberdeen

CMStP&P

SW 1st Ave/S 4th St.

Rh

rr 

 

in use

brick

 BNSF

Field checked 8/09

Aberdeen

C&NW

203 S. Dakota St.

P

credit union

 

  gone

brick

 none

Field checked 12/11

Aberdeen

C&NW

420 S. Dakota St.

Eh

storage

 

gone

brick

none

3 stalls, Field checked 6/06

Aberdeen C&NW at Storybook Lanin Wylie Park, northeast side of town C museum 1881 park railroad wood park railroad depot originally built at Rudolph,then moved to Columbia, then moved to a private lot, and finally moved to Aberdeen, Field checked 5/09
Aberdeen C&NW relocated 0.5 milewest of U.S. 12/U.S. 281 on U.S. 12, south side C storage for business   none wood none depot from Athol, get permission to visit or photograph, Field checked 5/07

Aberdeen

Great Northern

One S. Court St./E. Railroad Ave.

C

law offices

1906

gone

brick

none

Field checked 12/11

Aberdeen

M&StL

1108 S. Main St.

C

business/storage

  opened 1907

 gone

brick

none 

2 story, on National Register, Endangered! Field checked 7/12

Aberdeen M&StL relocated to Centennial Village in Fairgrounds, north side of town C museum   none wood none depot from Nahon, restored, only accessible when fairgrounds in use, however fairgrounds is open and depot is next to chain link fence, Field checked 8/11
Amherst Great Northern moved to farm southwest of town, from Amherst go 1 mile south, then 1 mile west, almost to tracks C storage   nearby wood/tin sheathed BNSF two story, Field checked 5/07

Barnard

CMStP&P

part relocated to Columbia

C

garage

 

none

wood

none

Field checked 5/09

Bath CMStP&P relocated to 212 Second St. C residence 1908 none wood none depot from Garden City (Clark Co.), modified, sided, Field checked 12/11

Columbia

CMStP&P

relocated to NE corner of Lavin/Lake Blvd.

C

garage

 

none

wood

none

part of depot from Barnard, has Columbia sign on it, Field checked 5/09

Columbia

C&NW

moved to Aberdeen's Storybook Land

C

museum 

1881

park rr

wood

park rr

originally built at Rudolph

Frederick CMStP&P at NW corner of U.S. 281/S.R. 5 C vacant   gone wood none remodeled, two story, in poor shape, Endangered! Field checked 5/09

Hecla

C&NW

moved

C

 

 

none

wood

none

 

Nahon

M&StL

moved Aberdeen

C

museum

 

none

wood

none

Field checked 5/07

Richmond (ghost town) M&StL moved to Leola (McPherson County) C museum   none brick/stucco none Field checked 7/08

Compiled by M. J. Camp, Railroad Station Historical Society, Inc.

 

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