Katy Depot

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Rails to the Osage: The Story of the Warsaw Branch of the Missouri Pacific Railroad


Written by Kenneth L. Bird, the book explores the development of the narrow gauge Sedalia, Warsaw and Southern Railway and its affect on Benton and Pettis counties in Missouri. This paper back book has 135 pages, with 103 photos and maps, that detail the construction and operation of the railroad from 1880 to its demise in 1946. The detailed appendix also includes a section on modeling the railroad. 

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600 East Third Street
Sedalia, Missouri 65301


April 1 through December 31

Monday - Saturday
9 am to 4 pm

January 1 through March 31

Monday - Friday

9 am to 4 pm

Exhibit Admission:
$1 per person
Parking is free.

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Event Space for Rent

Fabulous historic facility with space for seating up to 40 at a sit down event or up to 120 for a reception. The Katy Depot makes a unique location for holiday parties, family get to-gethers, wedding rehearsal dinners, birthday parties, reunions, or corporate presentations. Rent includes use of and set up of up to folding chairs and six foot folding tables. First floor room is ada accessible, has adjacent restrooms and a food prep area. On street parking as well as two off street parking lots. Call 660-826-2932 for price quotes and availability.

Katy Trail Video

View the video about the Katy Trail by Voice of America

Champion Bicycle

Inside the Katy Depot • 660-826-7773