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C&NW RR Depot/Visitors Center

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C&NW Railroad Depot

This Depot, originally dedicated on October 23, 1914, was built in the likeness of the original C&NW Depot in Chicago, IL. Passenger trains serviced this depot until early 1950's.

In 2002, the city of Redfield received a matching Federal Grant and began restoring the Depot to its original grandeur. Today, thanks to so many area families, everyone can enjoy the railroad items, model trains, engines and artifacts depicting the early days of the railroad

  • Looking for information on family or history of Redfield contact us.  Numerous photos and historical information are in our archives.
  • Wondering what to do with family heirlooms and pictures?  Contact us we are always looking for donations to add to our collection.
  • Volunteers: The City of Redfield and the Tourism Committee appreciates those of you who have given your time to help at the Depot and on the various projects. We are looking for volunteers to help at the Depot during regular hours from 10 am - 4 p.m.. Tuesday through Saturday. Call the Depot at 472-4566 during regular hours for more information about how you can get involved

 

Visitor Center

 

Dear Friends,

Welcome to the C&NW Historic RR Depot Museum.  To minimize the risk to staff, volunteers and visitors, we have implemented the procedures below based on CDC guidelines and practices recommended by the Heritage Rail Alliance. 

CODID 19 Guest Guidelines

 

Location: The Visitor Center is located at the Historic C &NW Railroad Depot - 715 W 3rd Street

Hours: Open Tuesday – Saturday 10:00 am to 4:00 pm 

Gift Shop: Redfield Souvenirs Available

Meeting Space Available: Projection equipment and WiFi are available.  Contact the Depot for information and availability.

 

  • Free Admission:  but Donations graciously accepted
  • Open Tuesday – Saturday 10:00 am to 4:00 pm 

 

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Redfield College 1885-1932

Redfield College was begun in 1885 by the pastor and congregation of the German Evangelical Congregational Church. It continued until 1932 when it merged with Yankton College.