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Kenefick Park

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Wow for the Trains and the Views

The two historical trains here were pretty awesome to see and the views from here over the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
2doglady
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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Kenefick Park-You will LOVE the big train engines!

We recently visited Kenefick Park as part of our tram tour based out of Lauritzen Gardens. While... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
pcarney2018
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Omaha, Nebraska
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The two historical trains here were pretty awesome to see and the views from here over the interstate and over the city were neat, too. We parked for free at the Lauritzen Gardens (which is a nice place to visit, too) and climbed the tall...More

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Reviewed 2 October 2018

We recently visited Kenefick Park as part of our tram tour based out of Lauritzen Gardens. While you can get off the tram and check out the trains, then get back on another tram as it visits the spot, you can also walk up the...More

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Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

To say the trains there are big is a wild understatement. Don't just drive by and think you have seen this sight. You have to go to the site and stand next to the trains. Ridiculous how big these are. Also great views from the...More

Thank Clint H
Reviewed 28 August 2018

It is not often that one gets a chance to stand beside a behemoth like the Big Boy Locomotive. A view from a distance will not give you the proper sense of scale. What a marvel of American ingenuity and manufacturing. The walk up the...More

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Reviewed 24 August 2018

We have past this park on I-80 for years on our way to Denver to visit family. Today we went to see the Big Boy and the largest diesel locomotive made, for Union Pacific. There is a team you can take because they are at...More

Thank teklamom
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

We walked up the big staircase to see the train engines after visiting the botanical gardens. Although we were there just a short time, it was worth it to see the trains close up. We had seen them from the interstate driving into Omaha. However,...More

Thank Lovtorun
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Our grandsons are true train lovers. Thomas the train is right here greeting people to Nebraska as they sit over looking the interstate. Very cool trains though. Grandsons knew which was was a steam engine and which one wasn't. Free attraction.

Thank trooper198
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Arrive at Lauritzen gardens, park in their carpark and turn 180° away from the glasshouse and climb the big exterior staircase to see the biggest steam engine & biggest diesel ever made in the US. You can get within 1 foot of them for photos....More

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Reviewed 22 July 2018

Came to see the Lauritzen Gardens and glad we got to see this also. You can't imagine how big a Big Boy is till you are standing next to it.

Thank Daniel C
Reviewed 22 July 2018

My kid is a train nerd. So he geeked out on the big locos, especially Big Boy. Informative and fun for him. Although he said he already know all the information. <eyeroll>.

Thank Jason H
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